Resources Online is looking for independent freelance proofreaders/copyeditors based in Las Vegas with solid PowerPoint skills to join our team to review slide presentations and to work with speakers at a large, high-profile tech conference this fall.
Please do not reply if you are not based in Las Vegas.
PowerPoint experience is a must. The limited-time project requires that you train remotely before the event (a combination of self-study and mentoring) and that you work on-site in Las Vegas during the event. At the event, meals are covered.
To be considered for the role, you must fully commit to completing your training before the conference and to working on-site in Las Vegas during the conference.Note the proximity of these dates to the Thanksgiving holiday on November 22.
Training is a combination of self-study (six hours, any time between October 29–November 5) and two to four hours with a project lead (to be scheduled between November 6–15).
Work begins on-site in Las Vegas on Monday, November 26 and concludes either November 28 or 29.
This is a fast-paced project. You are expected to learn the client’s branding, service names, and legal requirements. Scheduled on-site hours vary from day to day, requiring some flexibility.
For this project, primary responsibilities include:
Provide on-site services for up to four days.
Proofread PowerPoint presentations for accurate branding, grammar, spelling, and usage.
Ensure that copy adheres to the provided guidelines and is free of errors and typos.
Complete project training and attend scheduled team calls (remote).
Communicate with the Resources Online team and our clients.
Deliver regular status reports.
This is a 1099 independent contractor role. You will train on your own laptop (Windows—not MacOS) that can connect to the Internet and has Microsoft Office 2016.
If you’re interested, able to fulfill the required responsibilities, can commit to project dates, and have the necessary skills, experience, software, and laptop, email us at email@example.com, with the subject line, “Onsite conference proofreader 2018 <last name>.” Attach your résumé, and include a link to your LinkedIn profile if available. No phone calls, please.
You must be based in Las Vegas. Required skills and experience include:
At least three years of professional proofreading experience (website, publishing house, or executive communications preferred) in a fast-paced environment.
Proficiency with Chicago Manual of Style.
Demonstrated ability to manage large volumes of work with minimal oversight and with tight deadlines.
Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint and Word.
About Resources Online
Resources Online is a Seattle-based digital firm focused on helping clients build their online presence. Resources Online specializes in building websites and digital content to accommodate and attract today's social and mobile users.
Since 1995, the people at Resources Online have delivered content and websites for clients large and small. We provide you with end-to-end services, or we can integrate with your existing in-house teams or vendors.
Sure, you want specialists who really know their stuff. But specialists make mistakes when they don’t understand how their work fits into the bigger strategy. At Resources Online, we work on everything from websites to content to CRM integration, and pride ourselves on understanding the business and customer goals for every project. So, whether it’s writing a single blog post or a creating an online portal to your knowledgebase, our specialized work will fit with and support your larger strategy.
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