Proof Reader

Proof Readers read draft copies and proofs, detect errors and mark corrections to grammar, typing and composition.

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    Overview

    Proof Readers read draft copies and proofs, detect errors and mark corrections to grammar, typing and composition.

    Day-to-day

    • reviews, proofs and edits content (written or digital) across a variety of media and industries; ensuring correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, consistency and brand voice in the final product
    • ensures the accuracy of all referenced facts (e.g. dates, pages and values) and double-checks cross-referenced materials (e.g. websites and newspapers)
    • reviews content and style across company-wide work to ensure campaign, product and brand consistency
    • attends team meetings, provides constructive editorial input and communicates with team members to yield consistent, accurate and high-quality work products
    • improves editing processes by evaluating and recommending changes to create efficiencies.

    To become a Proof Reader

    • You can work as a Proof Reader without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. A university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification in communications, media, literature or journalism might be helpful.

      Take a Certificate IV in English Proficiency

    • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at SkillFinder.com.au(External website, Opens in new window)

      SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.

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