Alexandria Real Estate Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 3 months ago

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500 company, is an urban office REIT and the first and longest-tenured developer uniquely focused on collaborative life science, technology, and agtech campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle. Alexandria is known for its high-quality and diverse tenant base. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science and technology campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. For more information, please visit

We are seeking a Proofreader to be based at our Greater Boston office. The incumbent will be a highly skilled individual with the ability to proofread and edit, as well as develop occasional content for, corporate communications, marketing materials, reports, and proposals. In addition, the incumbent, as a member of the Communications & Design (C&D) team, will provide overall project support to fellow C&D team members, other departmental teams, and senior management.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or medical condition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Edit and proofread a high volume of complex business materials (i.e. quarterly financial documents and other reports, presentations, industry reports, etc.) while ensuring the accuracy, consistency, and adherence to Company standards and deadlines.

  • Partner with various team members on high-level communications and reports (i.e., press releases, annual corporate reports, proposal responses, etc.) as well as clarity of messaging and adherence to and support of the Company's brand.

  • Identify errors in formatting and composition for reports, marketing materials, and presentations.

  • Work with designers to maintain and enhance proofreading standards and style guide to ensure quality and consistency across internal and public-facing materials.

  • Develop familiarity with correct logos, entity names, and relevant regulatory requirements, including required disclaimers, footnotes, and legal copy.

  • Handle highly confidential material in a manner consistent with Company policies and procedures.

  • Provide weekly project status reports.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Minimum of four (4) years of technical proofreading/editing and writing experience

  • Bachelor's degree in English/Journalism preferred

  • Excellent command of English language

  • Demonstrated experience in effective spelling, punctuation, and grammar

  • Demonstrated expertise in proofreading and editing

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and a meticulous eye for details

  • Proficiency in business-related software (Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Ability to work under time-sensitive deadlines

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

  • Ability to prioritize workloads and be deadline driven to ensure effective project completion

  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • Strong project management experience

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment

  • Flexibility in adapting to changing priorities

  • Complete confidentiality regarding all business matters

  • Prior real estate experience highly desirable

  • Background in life science a plus

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