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Proofreading Manager

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We are looking for a dynamic and proactive Proofreading Manager to join our team at McCann Manchester.


  • Leading the Proofreading team for the agency, organising their daily workflow.
  • Checking (and editing as appropriate) all written text during the production process.
  • Providing final quality checks on all completed materials to make sure that that they maintain high quality standards.
  • Ensuring editorial and grammatical accuracy, consistency and a high degree of quality, plus adherence to brand standards across all advertising and marketing materials.
  • Operating as an authority on spelling, grammar and vocabulary within the agency.
  • Questioning anything that may not be clear or apparent to the intended consumer.

You'll be able to demonstrate:

  • Prior line management experience and staff mentoring and development skills.
  • Strong proofreading and copyediting skills.
  • A critical eye for detail and high levels of concentration.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities.
  • The ability to work across both print and digital channels.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to work to deadlines.

Hard Skills

  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills

Soft Skills

  • Communication

We offer

  • A competitive financial and benefits package and a culture ideally suited to those who enjoy pursuing personal career development.
  • The opportunity to work within the largest integrated agency in the UK, in stunning surroundings, with specialist departments including, animation, video production, planning, digital creative and development and social media.
  • An outstanding working environment that really is hard to beat. Based on an 8 acre site, the four main buildings form a campus that includes a subsidised Bistro, free car parking, free access to an onsite gym and an outdoor heated pool (for when the weather gets warmer!).