Proofreader recruitment agency listing

A proof reader is someone who reads any form of written communication by an organisation or business before it is published or made available to staff.

To be a proofreader, you'll need to possess meticulous attention to detail and have a keen eye for potential mistakes. It will help if you have background knowledge of the industry in which the vacancy is being advertised because you would be able to spot factual errors as well as grammatical and spelling mistakes.

There are no specific qualifications required to be a proofreader but you might find that achievements in a relevant academic or professional field will be of great value in your application. For instance, journalists with the requisite NCTJ examinations under their belt would be looked upon favourably, as would anyone with an English Language or Linguistics A Levels or Honours Degree qualification. Membership of a professional body such as The Society of Editors and Proofreaders would be an advantage.

You may find online agencies willing to provide qualifications or training in proofreading and while this will do your job application no harm, it is unlikely to be viewed as strongly as copywriting, journalism or authoring experience. And experience really is key; if you can demonstrate a working knowledge of proofreading processes and the conventions of annotation that are used to highlight different types of errors, then you'll be in pole position in any job hunt.

Because of the nature of the work, proofreaders are often freelance contractors but rates can vary from £18 to as much as £30 per hour depending on the subject matter.

 
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  • GLOSS CREATIVE RECRUITMENT

    GLOSS CREATIVE RECRUITMENT is an exciting, innovative agency that is run by Creatives for Creatives. We specialise in all studio roles including: GRAPHIC AND WEB DESIGNERS, ARTWORKERS, STUDIO MANAGERS, ART AND CREATIVE DIRECTORS. We'll find you the best the market has to offer - because we deal with a large variety of companies within the creative sector, you can guarantee we'll cover every option in order to fit your brief.
    Coverage Yorkshire
    • 2 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP
  • MET Marketing

    We recruit in the Marketing Sector covering all marketing disciplines from traditional Marketing Communications through to specific Digital Marketing roles such as SEO, PPC etc. Salaries from £16k up to £100k and we focus heavily on the North of England. Doing our best for you, every day!
    Coverage The North of England
    • MET Marketing, 1st Floor, Kenneth Hodgson House, 18 Park Row, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5JA
  • TalentQuest Ltd

    The Creative & Design industry requires a high calibre of candidates and our database of over 15k potential employees can fill a mixture of roles that require creativity and business minded workers. Helping search for Creative Directors, Illustrators and Traffic Coordinators, Talent Quest offers a 12 week rebate guarantee on all permanent hires. Recruiting nationwide, we have solutions for all your Permanent, Temporary and Contract Vacancies.
    Coverage UK wide and Europe
    • Central House, 1 Ballards Lane, London, Finchley, N3 1LQ
    • 40 Princess Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 6DE
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    18 Offices Nationwide
  • Badger Associates Ltd

    The home of all the best Creative and Design people in East Anglia. Badger - designed in black and white.
    Coverage Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex
    • Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU
  • Flex Recruitment Plus

    From Brand Directors to Proofreaders, we work with a full range of professionals in the Creative sector and can place them into permanent and temporary jobs nationwide. Our focus in this sector lies in filling Production, Design and Digital jobs with top industry talent. We have been in the recruitment business for over 20 years and utilise this experience, and subsequent contacts, to deliver an industry tailored service to our Creative clients.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

    McBarron Wood International's Creative / Design functional practice is headed by our MD. With more than 18 years experience of working in this specialist industry and having a superb research team, we boast the very best candidates networked and attracted. Our sources stem from owning our own job board and specific, critical industry knowledge. Contact us now to find out more.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • Platinum Personnel Solutions

    With over 20 years experience in recruitment covering a large number of industry sectors, we are a local Recruitment Agency providing local people to local companies in Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk.
    Coverage Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex
    • Unit 5 East Suffolk Business Centre, King Georges Avenue, Ipswich, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4US
  • Astral Recruitment

    Specialist Recruitment business dealing with Permanent roles with a team of self employed proactive staff. Available 7 days per week with a personal touch 2nd to none. We have the best track record within our National recruitment network of filling vacancies and delivering quality candidates that match profiles first time. Experienced in a multitude of sectors.
    Coverage UK coverage
    • Kent House, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham, West Sussex, RH123PH
  • Blue Tree Recruits

    Digital, Creative, Marketing & PR Recruitment At Blue Tree, we genuinely love recruitment. We are passionate about helping our clients grow their business by finding the right candidates and ensuring our candidates find the right role for them, it's all about developing long term trusted relationships with both our clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage London and Home Counties, South East, South West
    • No 3 Rio House, High Street, Surrey, Ripley, GU23 6AE
  • Live Recruitment Ltd

    We specialise in finding the hottest Design & Creative talent throughout the UK, for both boutique and global agencies, corporate clients and charities. Whether your looking for an integrated designer, experienced account handler or a digital specialist we can help. To find out more please get in touch.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 504B - The Big Peg, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6NF

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