Document Control / Editorial Specialist

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Job Id: 237427

Job Title: Editorial Specialist / Document Specialist

Location: San Diego CA 92101 (Work from home until deemed safe to return to the onsite office)
Schedule: Monday – Friday Business Hours
Duration: 6 months’
Pay: $20 – $22 per/hour

Position Summary:
The Editorial team provide consistent high-quality copyediting formatting and proof-reading services to employees ensure quality control of documents produced by the agency and devise innovative approaches for document design. Examples of primary responsibilities:


  • Format and proof-read a variety of documents using Microsoft Word and other Office Suite applications (particularly Excel) that are consistent with the companies Style Guidelines.

  • Perform basic copyediting tasks to format documents such as letters memos meeting agendas meeting minutes short reports and contracts from draft electronic files rough draft or corrected hard copy originals or specific instructions from authors.

  • Perform complex copyediting to create and format mail merges reports displays of numerical or tabular data electronic forms charts/graphs informational flyers tables of contents and indexes and other products.

  • Create and manipulate PDF files for the company website and update the company’s website using web page authoring software.

  • Coordinate with document authors to clarify requests and results work through revisions provide updates and resolve problems.

  • Engage in proactive time management and project planning strategies to ensure that assigned work is completed on schedule; use tools and techniques that allow for the successful completion of multiple concurrent document processing assignments.

  • Maintain a high level of commitment to other members of the Document Processing team.

  • Perform a variety of general administrative support work and assist with special projects and tasks as assigned.


For this assignment we are searching for an individual with a strong base of administrative skills and an interest in creating and formatting a broad range of documents. Other desirable characteristics include an eye for detail and desire for precision.

The minimum education training and experience qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and one to two years of professional experience designing creating and formatting a broad range of complex documents.


  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to prescribed document formatting styles including spelling grammar and punctuation styles; knowledge of proper English usage business writing and report preparation.

  • Demonstrated thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word to include proficiency with basic document formatting in addition to tables columns sections advanced paragraph formatting and text flow features and styles; familiarity with Word 2016 is desirable.

  • Advanced-level capabilities such as creating/modifying templates developing macros incorporating graphics into documents creating online forms constructing and using Master documents and linking/embedding source data into Word documents.

  • Demonstrated experience with Excel particularly the ability to format tables charts and graphs; familiarly with Excel 2016 is desirable.

  • Expertise in editing and proof-reading for both content and layout; knowledge of standard proof-reading methods and editing marks.

  • Demonstrated experience creating PDF files using Adobe Acrobat software including knowledge of document modification and enhancement capabilities. Familiarly with Acrobat DC is desirable.

  • Demonstrated experience working closely with project managers to understand their document processing-related needs and provide input and guidance regarding the design and production of final documents.

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