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Missionwide Creative Services Proofreader and Content Coordinator

Company: Young Life
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


To coordinate, review and proofread all missionwide and local area content for web and print and assist director of Creative/Printing Services in developing and monitoring project timelines.

Essential Duties

  • Proofread all materials developed and designed in the Communications Services department, including missionwide publications Relationships, Monday Morning, Young Life calendar and annual report.
  • Act as project liaison working with project customers, managers and designers to gather, check and forward content including text, images and statistics. This includes checking content for accuracy, style and consistency before and after the layout has been completed and finalized.
  • Assist designers in revising text as needed.
  • Assist the director of Creative/Printing Services in developing and monitoring project timelines.
  • Serve as Communications department content steward, revising web content and images on the Staff Resources Site.
  • Provide customer service and coordination for some seasonal standardized services and products.
  • Perform proofreading duties as needed for press releases, articles, memos, letters, ads, brochures and other materials for print and web.
  • Work closely with lead editor on missionwide publication content coordination (particularly with Monday Morning and Relationships).

Working Conditions

  • Office environment.


  • College degree in communications or English preferred but not necessary.

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • Some familiarity with Associated Press style helpful.
  • Some familiarity with standard proofreaders marks helpful.
  • Must be very detail oriented and have exceptional knowledge of the usage of the English language including spelling, grammar, capitalization and punctuation.
  • Must be able to work quickly and accurately in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to stay organized and multi-task a variety of assignments.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Some experience in Adobe InDesign helpful.
  • Some experience in publishing industry helpful.
  • Must be a good communicator and enjoy working alone and with others.

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Keywords: Young Life, Colorado Springs , Missionwide Creative Services Proofreader and Content Coordinator, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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