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20 University Rd.

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compensation: Commensurate with experience
employment type: employee's choice

Gradient, a growing environmental consulting firm, seeks experienced technical editor for text processing position. The successful candidate will join a talented team of administrative professionals who work collaboratively to format, proofread, and edit text, tables, and references for reports, manuscripts, and other documents. Must have meticulous eye for detail, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to organize own work/time while maintaining high quality work under tight deadlines. Background in science is recommended. Hours can be flexible (20-40 hours/week), but must be worked in office. Some overtime may be required. Professional development opportunities available. Excellent benefits, friendly work environment, and great location in Harvard Square.

General Responsibilities:
• Create, format, proofread, and edit documents
• Improve documents for readability, clarity, and consistency
• Apply in-house formatting and style standards
• Prepare manuscripts for submission; review and correct proofs
• Respond to document production requests; help manage project documents
• Contribute to presentations by suggesting aesthetic/functional improvement to layout (allocating space for copy vs. figures)
• Back-up administrative work as needed
• Occasional light reception coverage

Desired Experience, Skills, and Education:
• 2+ years relevant experience
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
• College degree preferred; professional training certificate or appropriate combination of work/educational experience acceptable
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6569285390



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