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Proofreader (Reputational Due Diligence) Blue Umbrella Limited
Proofreader (Reputational Due Diligence) Blue Umbrella Limited

Job Highlights

  • English and Chinese proficiency
  • Copywriting and Editing
  • Journalism experience

Job Description

Blue Umbrella is a dynamic and growing team who work every day to help Make Business Better with our governance, risk and compliance solutions and services. We value professionalism, personal growth, and the connections we make with each other. Our technology platforms are used by some of the biggest companies on the planet. 

The Proofreader role at Blue Umbrella is a member of a core functional team within the Due Diligence Department. The Proofreader works as a part of the Quality Assurance team to conduct quality assurance checks against the writing and presentation of cases and projects that the company agrees to take on to ensure that clients receive products and services that meet both company standards and client requirements.  It is the responsibility of the Proofreader to ensure that research work is written and presented accurately and succinctly, and fit for delivery in a timely manner, while working within a tightknit team framework that could be intra or inter team.  The Proofreader reports to the Copy Editor.


Core Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Possess a strong understanding of the research teams’ workflow and internal processes as they pertain to quality assurance
  • Demonstrate an (strong) understanding of client requirements
  • Conduct second-tier quality assurance checks
  • Help with the efficient production of detailed accurate reports by: 

   i.            Assisting with and/or providing guidance on the summarization of complex issues identified by researchers 

     ii.            Evaluate and review the writing of reports, and assist the Copy Editor in making edits as required 

     iii.            Provide feedback regularly to Copy Editor on trending errors and things that are well done in reports 

     iv.            Provide feedback to researchers on a regular basis – either directly or through their supervisor – especially on errors that consistently appear in their work 

      v.            Resolve issues in a timely and professional manner 

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills – both inter- and intra-team
  • Perform ad hoc projects and assignments, often to tight deadlines
  • Comply and/or follow processes, standards, values of Blue Umbrella as outlined in training, policies and staff manuals



  • Degree holder is a must, preferably in Journalism or related disciplines
  • Journalism experience, particularly on Greater China related matters, is a plus
  • Exceptional ability in Copywriting and Editing
  • Proficiency in both English and Chinese; native English is a plus
  • Reliability and efficiency with high attention to detail
  • This position is based and located in Hong Kong. Candidate must be eligible to work in Hong Kong.





Additional Information

Years of Experience
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Medical insurance, Performance bonus
Company Website

Company Overview


Blue Umbrella is a leading global provider of due diligence. Our global growth over the past years has achieved a market-leading position in the industry. We offer employees global exposure and opportunities. With nearly 300 full-time employees in Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom and the United States, Blue Umbrella is renowned for its commitment to quality and service. 

Blue Umbrella is quickly becoming one of the largest providers of third-party due diligence in the developing world. Clients include top tier investment banks, multinational companies, law firms and Western governments who engage our bespoke services to fully understand the backgrounds of their counterparties. 

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