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Bilingual (Spanish) Copyeditor

Miami, FL 33131

Posted: 01/31/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Creative & Digital Marketing Job Number: 530112 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Copy Editor
Location: Miami, FL

Planet Technology is looking for an exceptional Editor to copyedit, proofread and annotate marketing material for a prestigious technology client. Based on-site, they will work closely with writers and other creative team members to maintain the highest possible quality standards. The ideal candidate is technically savvy with a keen eye and exceptional attention to detail, ensuring clarity and accuracy. They should be flexible, adaptable and results-driven, with an ability to focus and prioritize in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for providing in-country validation of customer-facing marketing content across digital, print, and in-store communications, with a focus on consistency with the brand tone of voice.
  • Edit and proofread editorial, marketing, and social media copy.
  • Work closely with the in-country team on a high volume of projects and deliver on time and to an excellent standard, often with short deadlines.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a consistent tone of voice, personality, and cultural relevance for Mexico.
  • Attend confidential projects in the US when required.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and ensure timely delivery.
  • Leverage glossaries and style guides to ensure alignment with the brand’s tone of voice, ensuring clarity and accuracy of translations, and maintaining the highest possible standards.
  • Ensure clarity and accuracy in communications, and maintains the highest possible standards
  • Responsible for ensuring product and technical accuracy, as well as linguistic accuracy (grammar and spelling, as well as cultural relevance).
  • Ensuring special attention is paid to whether the content is appropriate and correct for their country.
  • Responsible for providing ongoing linguistic guidance and feedback to transcreators, producers, and project managers.
  • Responsible for keeping own product and brand knowledge up to date.
  • Experienced in using computer-aided translation tools (CAT tools such as WorldServer) and maintaining translation memories (background in Translation is a plus).

Requirements:
  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience in copyediting and/or sub-editing for both marketing and technical materials
  • Experience in editing and proofreading marketing and communications materials, preferably for a creative or consumer brand.
  • Must also have a nuanced understanding of language conventions, style, and usage.
  • Experience working for global brands.
  • Working knowledge of translation and project management tools.
  • Experience in supporting the development and maintenance of style guides and glossaries
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work as a team member. Must be able to perform effectively and efficiently under time pressure.
Fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish.
  • Understands language subtleties.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to focus and prioritize in a fast-paced environment. Possess a solid understanding of the creative development and production process.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to an environment of constant change.
  • Ideal candidates will have previous editorial, proofreading, and localization experience at an advertising agency, marketing communications group, or localization/transcreation agency.
Must be able to travel as required, sometimes several weeks at a time.
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