Proofreader

New York, United States Full-time

About Us

ERGO is a marketing technology company that drives the relevance of what’s inside an email with Smart Content. The best way to understand what we do is to imagine that you’re reading your favorite magazine, and with every page you turn, the magazine learns to anticipate your needs and interests and adapts with relevant content.

Our platform leverages big data to drive our Smart Content modules in digital channels. We use our technology platform and professional-services offering to help grow Fortune 1000 brands.

Please apply with your resume and a thoughtful cover letter telling us why you're the best fit for the job.

About the Role

Do typos make you want to tear your hair out? Grammatical errors get your blood boiling? Clunky copy cause cold sweats? We want you on our fast-paced expanding team as a Proofreader for our Fortune 500 clients and agency collateral.

  • Work closely with content creators and designers to ensure all of our content and media meets the highest standard of quality and accuracy.
  • Proofread and correct all necessary deliverables for error-free grammar, spelling, punctuation, style and tone. These include copy decks, creative presentations, advanced content spreadsheets and user stories, webpages, emails, and live Q/A tests.
  • Assist in the desktop and mobile Q/A process of large-scale digital programs with multiple variations and targeting criteria.
  • Identify inconsistencies and offer creative suggestions to fix awkward or unclear language.
  • Check and apply proofing and design changes to documents and layouts and review updated assets to guarantee that edits have been implemented and no new errors have been introduced.
  • Ensure all corporate, product branding, legal and compliance guidelines are explicitly followed.
  • Display tact, diplomacy and the ability to protect confidential information


What the Role Requires

  • 2+ years experience as a Proofreader, Copy Editor or Copywriter
  • Extremely deadline and detail-oriented
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong teamwork/communication skills
  • Strategic, curious mindset
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • The will to win
  • A BA/BS or MA/MS in editing, writing, communications, journalism, marketing, advertising, or a related field preferred.
  • Understanding of the financial services industry and compliance regulations, including retail banking, wealth and asset management, FinTech, etc. preferred.

Perks

  • Choice of Blink Gym or Citibike membership
  • Bagel Mondays
  • Working From Home Fridays
  • Total of 23 PTO package that includes things like: company shut down between Christmas and New Years, three 4-day weekends on the summer holidays, and a 4-day Thanksgiving break. This also includes 10 PTO days to use at your convenience.
  • Office bar cart, daily produce, healthy and unhealthy snacks, Nespresso
  • Pool table
  • Health, vision & dental benefits
  • 401k plan with matching
  • Pet-friendly office
  • Referral bonus program
  • A comprehensive career development program and training
  • Fun company outings and events
  • Very cool industrial-style West Village studio space

 

The best perk? Our people. If you’re ready to join us, apply now!