Editor Department Job Description Sample
Creative Services Editor
We are looking for a highly motivated and organized individual to join the PHOTO+ Creative Services Department in the role of Editor. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience as an editor with exceptional attention to detail and a passion for ensuring the highest standards for all of our projects, including print, online, events/trade shows and social media platforms. Knowledge of the imaging industry, including familiarity with contemporary photographers, is preferred. The position entails editing and managing content for client-directed print and online projects and client proposals-including custom print publications, print and online advertorial campaigns and events-as well as supporting the marketing of PDN and Rangefinder photography contests and trade shows. This is an opportunity to join an expanding, integrated creative team to help lay a new foundation and to grow within our company. Above all, you'll have the vision and desire to produce outstanding creative work.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with Director, Managing Editor and Designer to produce all projects
Oversee department's custom content, including but not limited to biannual magazines and custom guides. Responsibilities include creating an editorial line up, developing story angles, assigning stories to freelancers, copy editing, researching and acquiring photos, and liaising with clients on client-directed projects.
Manage assignment of advertorials and online native ads, liaise with clients, manage posting of online client.
Write content for contest ads, emails and other promotions; edit contest galleries
Write regular blog posts and social media content
Liaise with sales team to identify and communicate potential leads for sales opportunities
Collaborate with marketing department to produce content for special online promotions
Liaise with photo-education community and relevant professional associations
As a qualified candidate you will have:
Undergraduate degree in journalism, communications or related field or equivalent writing, editing and management experience required
3-5 years' editorial experience, both print and digital. Experience in marketing or creative services a plus.
Knowledge of the photography industry and of contemporary photographers preferred
Knowledge of The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage is a plus
Knowledge of copyright and proper permissions practices
Experience with software including MS Word, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign and others
Knowledge of WordPress and other content management systems
Basic knowledge of graphic design and HTML a plus
Passionate with creativity integrity and energy
Aptitude for writing original content as well as editing the work of others
Please include writing samples with your application. Resumes without samples of work will not be considered.
W2O Group - Medical Editor
San Francisco, CA
Sentient – Creative
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W2O Group is seeking a Medical Editor for our San Francisco office. The Medical Editor serves as the primary brand editor on assigned accounts, working across a variety of digital and print platforms. As Editor of Record, the Medical Editor is responsible for the editorial integrity of all brand materials developed and produced by the healthcare marketing team.
Edit all digital and print materials across assigned accounts/brands
Fact check all digital and print materials to ensure scientific/medical accuracy and adherence to FDA regulations
Develop and maintain comprehensive style guides of projects/assigned accounts
Create and maintain library of references
Work with Creative and Account to resolve content, referencing, and style issues
Understand brand/project deadlines and keep all editorial work in scope
Attend status and kickoff meetings, participating in the development of timelines as necessary
Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise
Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field
Working proficiency in MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Working knowledge of agency process
Working knowledge of AMA style guide and proofreading/editing symbols
Ability to understand medical/scientific terminology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to pro-actively and professionally interact with all levels of staff
3+ years' experience in editorial department of pharmaceutical/healthcare marketing and/or PR agency
Experience in global agency with multiple office locations and with US and global clients preferred
W2O Group offers a comprehensive benefit program and additional perks, including Healthcare, Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, and Other perks including food and drink in the office and self phone savings plans. Learn more at: http://www.w2ogroup.com/join/careers-internships/#sthash.eaEzITV1.dpuf
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Editor In Chief
Emerald Expositions is seeking an Editor in Chief for Contract magazine, and its companion events. Contract is a 58-year-old leading magazine for the commercial architecture and interior design market. In partnership with the Publisher, you will act as the visionary for the brand and in-part the industry at large.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Serve as the face and voice of the brand through the pages of the magazine, live events, and key industry relationships
Seek and uncover the pulse of the market, most notably through interior design projects, product introductions and rising talent
Lead the brands culture and direction with thought leadership and design prowess
Day to day writing and editing responsibilities customary to professional publishing
Ability to oversee production process, including commissioning and editing of articles by both staff and freelance writers and working with the art director to solidify layouts
Direct and evolve all aspects of content for print, online and various flagship events
Maintain operation and needs of editorial department under budgetary parameters
Manage and mentor editorial team
Cultivate and maintain relationships with design industry including manufacturers
Liaise with Publisher to create sponsored products that best serve the interests of the reader
Collaborate with peers of sister publications and trade shows to develop programing and cross-brand partnerships
As a qualified candidate you will have:
10 years' of experience in journalism. 3 years' of experience in architecture or design a plus.
Bachelors Degree (minimum), preferably in Journalism or Communications.
Strong writing and editing skills required
Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign and Microsoft Office
Strong leadership skills.
Innate ability to network and maintain industry relationships.
Excellent communication skills. Great comfort level with public speaking.
Must possess ability to multi-task and work in a deadline driven environment with ease.
Must be collaborative, organized, diplomatic and creative.
Ability to travel as needed.
647044 - Communications Editor
Leidos is looking to fill a full-time Communications Editor position supporting the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime. Position is primarily located in Washington, DC and may include telework options subject to approval of OVC and OJP's contract office.
Assigned duties will include a variety of editorial tasks in OVC's Communications Unit, as assigned by agency staff, and is a professional not administrative position. Primary responsibilities include writing and editing materials that may include speeches for agency staff and leadership, funding memos, printed and online publications on topics selected by the agency, agency correspondence, and website content.
Position involves original writing, substantive editing, proofing copy, and evaluating agency communications for accuracy of interpretation and grammar. Expected to adhere to stringent quality requirements. Must have the ability to write in plain language. Communications Editor will also participate in all staff meetings, strategic planning and policy meetings, product development and dissemination meetings, and other ad hoc meetings as scheduled by agency staff.
Excellent editorial discernment and judgment.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Excellent attention to detail, good organizational skills, very strong proofreading abilities.
- Ability to handle multiple projects on tight deadlines.
Knowledge of publication printing process.
Familiarity with Government Printing Office Style Manual.
A creative thinker who thrives in a fast changing environment.
Flexibility to adapt to changing/evolving client needs.
Knowledge of social media marketing.
Proficient in GPO Style. MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four (4) years' experience writing and editing publications and various documents. Experience may NOT substitute for degree.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Video Producer And Editor (Interim)
This position is highly specialized and responsible for media production, management and dissemination of the following promotional campaigns, on-air graphics, feature segments and other related strategic marketing projects.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Produces, shoots and edits programs, commercials, promotional campaigns, on-air graphics, feature segments and other projects.
Communicates with marketing department to capture ideas and understand advertising needs.
Consults with marketing department or advertising agencies to determine project goals, locations, and equipment needs.
Manages full scope of project needs
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Must have extensive knowledge of all aspects of video production, including studio lighting and basic audio.
Must have experience with Adobe Suite of Software.
Ability to use an extensive range of technical equipment, including video cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software.
Highly innovative with the ability to support customer requirements.
External audio capture.
Strong video lighting skills.
Strong ability to combine artistic talent and technical skill to produce profes
Assistant Editor (967-761)
Ensure the timely delivery of media that meets company standards to various internal and external destinations including Post Production, linear broadcast, and On-Demand.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with a highly motivated team of professionals who are responsible for the fulfillment of media to the company's distribution outlets including affiliate networks, online destinations and internal clientele.
An Assistant Editor must manage media on various platforms, transform and QC the media then distribute it by leveraging several processes & technologies including encoding, transcoding, authoring, archiving, restoring, editing and exporting.
Maintain on-air continuity by preparing media and associated metadata
Support Programing, Creative Services, Materials/QC, Post Production and Marketing with ingest, processing, export, and delivery needs.
Encode audio/video clips in various formats (QuickTime, MPEG, etc.) for multiple platforms while following and maintaining department specifications and standards
Advise clients on what is technically possible and provide options including the range and scope of work and realistic timescales and costs
Ensure media adheres to brand guidelines
Work quickly and effectively with Managers, Producers, Editors, Developers, Engineers and others to solve problems with capture, editing, transcoding, exporting and delivery of media
Prepare media and supporting files for a variety of editing platforms including Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer
Author engaging Blu-rays and DVDs for PR and Marketing events
Prepare production media for logging and use in edit.
Perform library functions including but not limited to archiving, bar-coding, labeling, filing, and retrieving of files and/or physical media
Bachelor's degree required
Degree in Digital Media, Film, Videography, Motion Graphics or Journalism preferred
Minimum 1 year of experience in a production, post production, broadcast, or communications environment
Strong MS office skills
Exceptional verbal and written skills with a focus on customer service
In-depth knowledge of various VTRs (HDCAM SR, D5, Digibeta), file types (QT, MXF, DNX, etc.) and video standards (NTSC, PAL)
Prior experience with digital video/audio including compression codecs, file systems and file transfer applications
A team player, who is respectful, follows rules and policy, and maintains a positive attitude
Punctual, hard-working, disciplined, and dependable
Demonstrated understanding of domestic and international files standards & frame rates
Demonstrated editing ability using Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer or Apple Final Cut Pro
Demonstrated ability to deliver positive results by working independently and as a member of a team
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups
Demonstrated ability to clearly explain technical information, concepts and instructions to others
Demonstrated ability to foster cooperation and collaboration within a team
Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities, meet deadlines and satisfy customer needs
Blu-ray and DVD authoring, mastering and duplication skills with software such as Adobe Encore or Sony DoStudio a plus
Understanding of audio and video signal flow (waveform monitors, vector scopes, patch bays and routing systems)
Prior experience using encoding software / hardware (Elemental, Telestream, Rhozet, etc.)
Experience with Media analysis tools such as Baton & Aurora a plus
STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service.
STARZ is the ultimate destination for obsessable TV, movies and more. Characters who pull you in and stories that stay with you. From bold Original Series to the best movies, whatever you love, STARZ ignites your passions.
STARZ offers a competitive compensation package and an attractive benefits program to all eligible employees including a variety of healthcare plans, dental and vision insurance, 401k, life/disability insurance. Eligible employees will enjoy paid time off in the form of vacation and company holidays.
STARZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of gender, age, race, national origin, disability, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, STARZ will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Associate Casting Editor / Casting Specialist / Copy Editor
Candidates must possess strong grammar skills, a great attention to detail, an understanding of the entertainment industry (especially in regards to the production and casting processes), and the ability to work with a large volume of material on tight deadlines.
Backstage's casting editors edit the casting notices (aka "breakdowns") submitted to Backstage by productions to ensure consistency of format and style, improving the readability of the listings for Backstage's readers while helping to craft and tag the casting calls in a way that increases the discoverability of the listings and the quality and quantity of submissions that the projects will receive.
Backstage's casting editors also communicate with the productions, answering their questions and proactively advising them to help them get the most out of their time casting with Backstage's online tools. Our editors also monitor for potential problems and investigate and eliminate scams.
Additionally, our editors conduct research and outreach to schools and the entertainment industry, to improve Backstage's products, attract new content, and increase awareness of Backstage in the community.
Our editors must be effective communicators and great team players with strong interpersonal and time-management skills that can be relied on as self-starters that excel both independently and within the context of a team that spans multiple states across the U.S.
Edit, update, and approve casting notices (aka casting calls, breakdowns, job listings, audition announcements, etc.) to ensure compliance with Backstage's style guide, improving clarity and readability while ensuring clients receive a strong and appropriate response to their call for talent. This core daily responsibility includes quickly and efficiently working with hundreds of casting notices.
Identify and eliminate scams.
Monitor for quality projects that are casting on Backstage.com and make sure that they have a positive experience using Backstage and receive quality submissions.
Identify and reach out to additional companies and individuals (including indie filmmakers, digital-video producers, film schools, etc.) to encourage them to try Backstage's casting services.
Help promote the projects' casting calls to attract more submissions, and curate talent lists from Backstage's database to make suggestions to the clients regarding actors that will be a good fit for their roles.
Follow up with clients to see if they have any feedback or additional casting needs. (Encourage repeat business.)
Teach producers, directors, casting directors, and film students how to use Backstage's online casting tools effectively.
Account support via phone, email, chat, webinars, and in-person meetings in the NYC area.
Demo Backstage's online tools to filmmakers and actors at production companies, film schools, theater schools, festivals, and events in NYC.
Increase the overall number of projects (especially indie films and web series) casting with Backstage in California via research, outreach, networking, lead-gathering, and proactive client support.
Must possess strong copy editing and grammar skills.
Must be able to work quickly and efficiently, with a very keen eye for details.
Should be tech savvy, and good with word processing, data entry, web technology, and, preferably, CRM systems and the casting process.
Must be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
Must be a self-starter with good time-management skills
Should have strong promotional skills and be adept at building new client relationships.
Should have an understanding of the needs of indie filmmakers, video-makers, and film students.
Existing relationships within the entertainment industry (including contacts at film schools and with the indie film and web-series communities) preferred.
Previous casting, agency, or film/TV/commercial production experience (or casting website experience) a plus, but not required.
Previous copy editing, proofreading, and data entry experience a plus.
To apply, send your resume, cover letter, and salary range.
Managing Editor - Fine Cooking
FINE COOKING MAGAZINE is looking for an energetic, experienced Managing Editor with 5+ years of publishing experience, ideally in the cooking enthusiast category. A person in this role will work closely with the Editorial Director to plan, manage and produce core issues. Working with the copy editor, the managing editor is responsible for tracking and maintaining individual and department deadlines and maintaining workflow between the edit and art staff. This individual is expected to produce senior-editor-level content for all issues.
The ideal candidate is highly organized and detailed, has excellent editing and writing skills, and is multi-media savvy. A culinary school certificate or professional cooking experience and a passion for food is essential for this role. The position is located in our Newtown, CT offices.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Sponsors features and departments: The managing editor performs as a fully capable editor, but with a lighter article and department load to allow time for management duties.
Monitors the progress of each issue: The managing editor is aware of the status of each article or department and can alert the right people as to necessary action, including alerting the Editorial Director to potential problems. This involves managing freelance editors, consulting with the copy editor on all deadlines for editorial to make sure that editors are making their deadlines, and keeping the Editorial Director updated on editors' productivity and follow-through.
Manages copy/production editor and deadlines: With the help of the copy/production editor, the managing editor is responsible for timely production of all issues. This team effort requires tracking individual and department deadlines and maintaining a smooth workflow between editors and the art department.
Schedules department content: The managing editor is responsible for working with editors to identify opportunities with department content.
Editorial responsibilities: Contributes content ideas for content calendar. Contacts authors and works with them to develop and outline content ideas, and oversee story development. Edits raw manuscript to produce lively, readable, and informative copy. Works with art director to develop art and/or photo plans to illustrate articles. Reviews copy at every station of production. Reads and edits content in loop packages.
Brand representative: Represents the brand at media, trade and special events.
5+ years' publishing experience, ideally in cooking enthusiast category
Culinary school certificate or professional cooking experience a must
Solid writing and editing skills
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership abilities
Proven computer (MS Office) proficiency and digitally savvy
Must be able to juggle multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Passion for food
Clinical Research Editor – Creation Health Research – Orlando
Clinical Research Editor – CREATION Health Research – Orlando
Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire Clinical Research Editor who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
The Creation Health Research is the product of an innovative affiliation between Florida Hospital and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute that bridges the gap between discovery research and clinical care. The TRI brings together the complementary strengths of Sanford-Burnham's basic science prowess and advanced research technologies and Florida Hospital's compassionate, comprehensive clinical care and clinical/translational research expertise to accelerate the discovery and development of new approaches to diagnose, treat, and prevent obesity, diabetes, and their cardiovascular complications.
Under limited supervision, works closely with congenital heart defect surgery program to facilitate clinical investigations by a variety of investigators. Responsible for the editing of manuscripts and other material for publication in the peer-reviewed, indexed medical literature. Writes study protocols for assigned research projects. Provides structured audits of data for accuracy. Responsible for report generation from multiple databases. This role includes education of medical students and other staff as directed. Abides by hospital and departmental policies and SOPs, as well as all applicable local, state, and federal regulations. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
Comprehension of the Chairman's Congenital Heart Book
Expertise in a variety of types of editing for lay and professional audiences
Detailed knowledge of nomenclature, standard usage and publisher requirements, such as the Uniform Requirements of Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals
Understanding of basic organization of tables
Knowledge of basic layout, design, printing and word processing
Familiarity with medical libraries and indexing and in performing online searches
Detailed knowledge of medical terminology
Specialized knowledge of the current regulatory needs of clinical trials
Personal qualities and interpersonal communication skills to interact and maintain good relationships with a broad spectrum of healthcare disciplines and the public under all circumstances
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
Detail oriented and teamwork skills
Motivated, organized, able to perform multiple tasks in a timely manner, function independently, and work efficiently under pressure
Critical thinker and possess an analytical approach to problem solving
Able to perform diverse administrative duties
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office applications of Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Internet skills; excellent Power Point skills
Able to adapt own approach according to investigator's level of expertise to assure all institutional needs are met while learning occurs
Knowledge of desktop publishing helpful (Preferred)
Master's Degree with a concentration in data management, computer science, or related field
Five years experience working in data management
Five years experience as an editor of physician-authored papers published in peer-reviewed medical journals, including at least two years as editorial lead for group of medical writers or editors
Previous experience as senior editor of medical textbooks
Editing of congenital heart defect content – familiarity with defects and terminology (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Manage the editing, data verification, permission requests, submission, and acceptance of multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and CME exercises each year. Responsible for editing of textbooks produced by medical staff. Responsible for keeping abreast of author and publisher needs and initiatives in recommending and implementing improvements.
Responsible for communication across a wide variety of internal hospital departments and the principal investigators (PI) of assigned studies.
Conduct annual reporting from the STS congenital heart surgery database (BCMH, Aetna, US News and World, outcomes, BOT, chair reports).
Writes study protocols for assigned research projects.
Responsible for accurate and timely submission of data forms for assigned studies.
Creates research presentations with high level of PowerPoint presentation skills.
Contribute substantively to grant-writing activities as requested.
Responsible for database construction with input from department director and medical staff. Writes macros for repetitive analysis and data-management functions. Audits data to assure completeness and accuracy.
Responsible for maintaining professional knowledge and growth, as well as contributing to the education and growth of team members.
Responsible for special projects as assigned by department director.
Recognizes the structure and roles of research regulatory departments in the FH system.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Clinical Research Editor opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.
Clinical Research Editor, Research, Orlando
Position Location: Orlando
Job: Other Non-Clinical Professional
Organization: Florida Hospital
Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando
Job Level: Staff / Associate
Education Level: Master's Degree
Job Posting: Feb 15, 2018, 11:15:28 AM
Technical Writer And Editor
Title Technical Writer and Editor
Job Number 335BR
Location Livermore, CA
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Family Communications and Marketing
Company Overview AIS is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. AIS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customer’s mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.
Job Summary The California Communications and Information Management Department provides public and media relations, community relations, internal communications, employee engagement, sponsor and customer communications, creative services, technical writing, and information management.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities.
Ability to model behaviors that reflect Sandia National Laboratories’ core values.
Knowledge of standard theories, principles, and practices of technical editing and science writing.
Experience and demonstrated skill in technical writing and editing.
Demonstrated project management knowledge and experience coordinating publication projects, including establishing and maintaining budgets and schedules, and experience juggling the demands of multiple work priorities and working effectively under pressure.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability
Knowledge of Sandia and U.S Department of Energy and Department of Defense publication policies, practices, and procedures, including copyright laws.
Experience conducting research, investigating, and analyzing alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to problems.
Knowledge of Sandia’s programmatic directions and requirements.
May have working or specialized knowledge of Sandia’s science and technology.
May possess cross-disciplinary skills in developing communication products, including graphic design, website development and administration, and databases.
Minimum Qualifications (Required) Requires bachelor's degree in relevant discipline plus eight or more years of experience; or master's degree in relevant discipline plus five or more years experience; or doctorate in relevant discipline plus three or more years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired)
Q clearance desired
Strong editing skills desired
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department
Anticipated Contract Duration Less than 1 year
Removal Date 27-Feb-2019
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