Marketing Editor/Proofreader
Job#: 131884
Positions: 1
Job Type: US - Full Time
Location: Santa Ana, California
Department: Product Marketing
Category: United States
Salary: Commensurate With Education and Experience
Benefits: Generous Benefit Package
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Job Description

ABOUT STEC:

With headquarters in Santa Ana, California and worldwide locations, STEC leverages over two decades of Solid State knowledge and experience to deliver the industry's most comprehensive line of Solid State Drives. STEC's mission is to provide the world's highest level of quality, reliability and innovation to the storage industry with the directive to advance Solid State technology for emerging storage applications.

DESCRIPTION:

STEC, Inc. is looking for versatile staff proofreader to join the team that produces a range of marketing communications, such as white papers, newsletters, brochures, and web campaigns.

This position would suit a copy-editor who has worked in publishing, B2B communications, or trade magazines. Candidate must have a complete understanding of language use, grammar, and writing styles to accommodate web, editorial, and advertising copy.

Skills:

This job requires someone who is comfortable in a technical environment, has an eye for detail, a passion for the English language and is committed to producing accurate and well-written communications.
In essence, the successful applicant will:

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure spelling and punctuation accuracy of all documents
  • Confirm that revised proofs are correct and changes have been made
  • Rewrite communications to improve their impact
  • Receive and review final proofs
  • Copy-edit to ensure that only flawlessly written material is published
  • Maintain writing guidelines and best practices to guide the creation of quality communications
  • Perform proof reading checks across a range of media and distribute communications to the organization
  • Work well in a team that spans continents, maintaining co-operative relationships with colleagues around the world

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, public relations or mass communications
  • Three years professional writing experience, preferably in business-to-business marketing communications or the newspaper/magazine industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks at one time
  • Self-motivated


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, write and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and emails in English.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to internal customers and other employees of the organization.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, use of hands and fingers, lifting under 20 pounds, grasping, and fine hand manipulation.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Comfortable temperatures, mild noise, working in close proximity to others, and occasional confined spaces.

STEC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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