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Microsoft Word Specialist (project-based)

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Remote, Work from USA

Salary: TBD based on expertise

Level: Experienced

Duration: Contract

A major NYC law firm is seeking a seasoned professional with exceptional knowledge of desktop publishing with a solid understanding of branding guidelines. Certification in MS Word is required. A background in marketing or design in the professional services industry is appreciated but is not mandatory. Your ability to create efficient, elegant templates is what is required. This is short contract position with a June 21, 2024 deadline. Brand guidelines and font breakdown will be provided for the five template builds. 

What is required:

  • Layout and Formatting: The project requires someone who can make sure the templates have a solid and visually appealing structure with simplified TOC hierarchy.
  • Typography and Font Styles: Maintain a consistent and professional look by using the right typography and font styles.
  • Review original documents and compare them to the provided template
  • Reformat documents using Microsoft Word to ensure they precisely match the target template 
  • Ensure consistency in formatting across all documents 
  • Communicate progress and any issues to the project manager 
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, particularly in formatting and styles 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to spot inconsistencies 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Previous experience in document formatting or similar roles is a plus.

To apply, please submit the following: 

  • A brief description of your relevant experience in Microsoft Word formatting 
  • Samples of similar projects
  • A cost proposal for your services on a per-document basis.

You will be contacted afterwards to review example documents (Document A - Original, and Document B - Target Format). Your cost proposal will be finalized and will reflect the work needed to reformat documents from the original format to the target format. This is a remote, project-based position with flexible hours with a deadline for all completed work by June 21.

About Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Hughes Hubbard is a leading international law firm that focuses on quality and results. Since its founding in 1888 by Charles Evans Hughes (future Governor of New York, Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court), our firm has prioritized commitment to our clients and the ability to mobilize our talent around the world as quickly as possible. Today, Hughes Hubbard strikes a balance between scale and agility, allowing us to tackle our clients’ largest and most complex matters while adapting to an ever-changing market. We also pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative environment within our teams and across our practices and offices, as well as with our clients and other law firms.

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