Proofreader Mumbai/Kolkata

AICL is offering a fast-track growth opportunity to a gritty proofreader who will weed out every error and infelicity in documents that bear our name. We work for large and influential companies who rely on us for internal and extrernal communications and expect top quality work that reflects on their brands, leaving no room for sloppy language, typos or grammatical mistakes. Our content writers produce large volumes of corporate content – across Corporate Reporting (annual reports), Sustainability Communications, Internal Communications (employee engagement and newsletters) and Brand Communications – that needs a thorough second look, including inputs on design and layout. The work is deadline-driven and challenging, and brings with it the satisfaction of helping improve impactful, business-critical content.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Own the written word, ensure all content is well-written, standardised, edited and formatted correctly
  • Ensure design and layout inconsistencies are also spotted
  • Ensure writing style is in line with the tone and tenor required by clients and implement internal or client specified style-sheet
    on documents
  • Carry out live document standardisation, spell-checks and other hygiene tests directly on designed documents, be it in PowerPoint or PDF formats.
  • Use contemporary technology tools to make the workflow robust
  • Train business writers, copywriters and other team members on fundamentals

Skills & competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of English punctuation and grammar; ability to switch between British and American English
  • Detail orientation bordering on OCD
  • Experience with building stylesheets and word templates for error free, standardised writing
  • Familiarity with an Indian language is desirable
  • Tech-savvy and knowledge of proofreading software and online tools is an added advantage
  • Exposure to corporate communications, annual reports, equity research reports is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of global and country specific conventions is a definite plus
  • Ability to create best practices related to writing and editing, train colleagues and create a culture of grammatical accuracy

Qualifications & experience

  • 5-7 years of experience as a proofreader
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience of working in organisations such as consulting firms, equity research outfits, investment banks, printing establishments and content companies will be preferred
  • Must be comfortable with reading on screen as well as in print
  • Familiarity with numbers, basic financial concepts and statutory information
  • Graduate or postgraduates in any discipline, preferably in English


  • Opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial, multi-disciplinary consultancy for top-notch clients, producing
    business-critical communication
  • Unique service proposition ensures interesting, mature work that has long-term impact
  • Contributing to an organisation that has shaped change, and led through intelligence and insight
  • Growing portfolio of international clients
  • Best-in-class compensation structure with attractive, performance-linked variable pay and other benefits
  • Empowered, informal, flexible and fun environment that rewards initiative and values ambition
  • Significant learning and career progression opportunities

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