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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  • Rock Recruitment Specialist

    We are different. We are Rock. We have built our reputation on the quality of our relationships with employers and candidates. We believe this is what gives us a genuine edge over other recruitment agencies.
    Coverage Christchurch, Poole
    • Unit 9, 7 Fountain Way, Dorset, Christchurch, BH23 1PZ
    • 8 Station Road, Ashley Cross, Poole, Dorset, BH14 8UB
  • HW IT Search & Selection Ltd

    Understanding the demand for inventive and technical staff in the Creative/Design sector, HW IT Search & Selection are experts at supplying our clients with high quality candidates. From Production to Design, we have a database of ready candidates as well as the ability to headhunt the most in demand professionals in the industry. We address permanent and contract positions across the UK and only charge once you hire a candidate.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia
    • 162-168 Regent Street, Linen Hall, London, Greater London, W1B 5TG
    • Church Bank, Manchester, Bolton, BL1 1HX
  • 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
    17 Offices Nationwide
  • Recruit Mint Ltd

    With over 70 years experience in recruitment, Recruit Mint understand that a perfect match between candidate and post is as important as any business plan. Whether youíre in the commercial, technical or industrial sectors, we go the extra mile to find the right fit Ė which means less time wasted and better staff retention. With offices in Peterborough and Huntingdon, improving lives is our goal, for the employer and the jobseeker.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • 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
  • 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
  • Buchan and London Recruitment Ltd

    Finding innovative staff for the Creative sector, we cover all permanent roles in areas including Design, Digital and Production. Buchan and London Recruitment use internal and external databases to successfully supply quality personnel ranging from Architects to Art Workers. We aim to provide an economical, reliable and professional service to our nationwide list of clients.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Howard House, 110 Brooker Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JH
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Mana Resourcing Ltd

    We have specialist consultants for sales, engineering / technical, education, IT and commercial / office. We aim to save our clients both time and money and offer an honest and professional approach to recruiting. Mana will make your recruiting a simple and effective process for all perm/temp/contract roles.
    Coverage UK Wide
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    • Carlton House, High Street, Higham Ferrers, Wellingborough, Northants, NN10 8BW
    • Mana House, 20 Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, Northants, NN2 7AZ
    • Mana House, Overdale Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 3YJ
    • Glaston Hall, Spring Lane, Glaston, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 9BZ
    • Mana House, Meadow Road, Peakirk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7NX
  • Mego Employment

    Mego works with local people to improve their ability to attract employers and get hired. And we work with employers to improve their ability to attract and hire people. Please note that we recruit for the South West.
    Coverage South West
    • 8 The Crescent, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3AB
    • Edge Specialist Recruitment, Minerva House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
    • Discovery House, Steamer Quay Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ95AL
  • 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, itís all about developing long term trusted relationships with both our clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Surrey Hampshire Sussex Berkshire Bedfordhshire
    • No 3 Rio House, High Street, Ripley, Surrey, GU23 6AE
  • Options Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd

    Within our diverse organisation we have expertise in a number of areas, and within these areas we recruit the full spectrum of candidates. We have a renowned reputation of providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Throughout the United Kingdom
    • Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comeley Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU
  • Connect Appointments

    At Connect Appointments we are a market leading recruitment firm that offers permanent recruitment services as well as contract staffing solutions for clients throughout Scotland. Our service is tailored to your needs covering most business sectors.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG
  • Personnel Selection

    We are committed to finding the RIGHT person - not just ANY person - for the job! Our consultants are reliable, industrious and innovative and always deliver an outstanding service to both candidates and clients alike. Personnel Selection; it's what we do best!
    Coverage Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Wilts
    • 3 High Street, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6BG
    • 9a High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1LJ
    • Medaxon House, Mill Mead, Staines, Staines upon Thames, Middlesex, TW18 4UQ
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Flexible Solutionz have been helping companies recruit within the Creative industry for many years. We have a proven track record of success across this discipline. We are able to provide testimonials & references on request. We offer excellent rates & rebate schemes to protect your investment. Call today...
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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