First Data Editor / Proofreader - Marketing and Creative Services in Atlanta, Georgia

First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data Global Business Solutions (GBS) provides our millions of business clients around the world, large and small, with a broad range of commerce-enabling solutions to help them more effectively manage, market and grow their businesses. GBS solutions include acquiring, eCommerce, mobile commerce, marketing, analytics, and next-generation commerce innovations, including mobile payment services, webstore-in-a-box solutions and Clover, our cloud-based point-of-sale operating system that includes a marketplace for proprietary and third-party business apps.

Position Description Overview

Main point of contact for quality control of First Data’s print and digital communications.

Essential Duties:

  • Proofreads, reviews and edits both/printed and digital content/for accurate use of grammar and content.

  • Understands First Data’s statistics and reviews content for accuracy

  • Reviews all material for brand adherence and has a complete understanding of brand guidelines and templates

  • Participates in team collaboration on development of large proposals and special projects

To excel in this role, you will need:

  • Exceptional Spelling/Grammar: must have a mastery of the written word and understand how a sentence is read, and how a sentence is spoken.

  • Extreme proficiency in language and writing style

  • Attention to Detail: need to make sure every comma is in place and every word is spelled correctly.

  • Teamwork: work within a team that includes Project Managers, Designers, Authors, Subject Matter Experts and Marketers. Being a team player helps get the job done

  • Excellent communication skills, passion for results and (again) attention to detail

  • Did we mention "attention to detail"?

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or a related field, as well as impeccable spelling, grammar and knowledge of style.

Preferred Background:

  • Experience working in a Creative Services department.

  • Excellent computer skills with a proficiency in MS Office software including Word and Excel and knowledge of project management software.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative and service-oriented environment, with outstanding initiative and resourcfulness.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities, processes and responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with different personalities and across all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneous projects, objectives and tight deadlines for a variety of internal and external clients.

  • Ability to find the misspelled word in this job description.

This position may occasionally require extended hours due to deadline constraints

Note: The above performance expectations are a guide to exemplify basic job duties for this position and are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Responsibilities may be added or deleted, as dictated by business necessity.

First Data is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity Employer(Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)

Job: *Marketing

Title: Editor / Proofreader - Marketing and Creative Services

Location: Georgia-Atlanta-Atlan-5565 Glenridge Connector

Requisition ID: 2128110