Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Proofreader Agency

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Chicago
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    IL
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-157979
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Creative & Product Services
  • Summary

    Proofreader Agency

     

    The Proofreader is responsible for reading creative documents for grammar, style and brand consistency, and for validating the accuracy, completeness of changes and content to ensure high quality deliverables for all creative documentation is produced by the Agency.

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Responsibilities

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Position Summary

    The Proofreader is responsible for reading creative documents for grammar, style and brand consistency, and for validating the accuracy, completeness of changes and content to ensure high quality deliverables for all creative documentation is produced by the Agency.

                                                          

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

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    • Collaborate with creative team to provide proofreading services as a function in creating timely and professional creative materials including, but not limited to program POS/POP, FSI’s, Circulation Ads, Internal Collateral, PowerPoint Decks, New Business Pitch Materials, Recipes, Newsletter Publications, Style Guides and all other assigned content projects
    • Prioritize projects against high volume and tight turn around schedules
    • Correct grammatical, typographical or compositional errors in original copy
    • Validate the accuracy and completeness of changes to all documentation produced by the team
    • Verifies all facts (including dates, names, social and/or political appropriateness, etc.) contained within all assigned projects
    • Provide precise and timely review of marketing materials for accurate use of logic, composition, style and brand
    • Must be able to check, monitor and maintain brand consistency
    • Work with marketing managers and art directors to make copy refinement recommendations when appropriate or necessary
    • Work with art directors to offer minor design recommendations when appropriate or necessary
    • Assist in maintaining consistency and standards in language and format
    • Provide content for style guides as needed to drive consistency across all materials
    • Manage and prioritize a high volume of work under tight deadlines
    • Continually expand awareness of current advertising trends, advertising and brand strategy, and company goals 

    Reference Library

    • Partner with creative team to maintain Client Style Guides
    • Update an ongoing comprehensive reference library to easily access all Style Guide information for each Client/Brand (which include: Logos, Legal and Trademark mandatory requirements)
    • Retain accurate records of changes in brand guidelines 

    Collaborate

    • Set up meetings and constantly review ways to improve process and quality of documents Maintain a system with Program Managers and Creative teams to help prioritize programs during high-volume periods

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports

    This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

     

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

                             

     

    Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Business

    - 3-5 years of experience in Agency editing, copywriting or proofreading

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
    • Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
    • Excellent customer service orientation
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Team building Skills
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

     

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.  A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

     

    Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

     

    Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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