Editor Department Job Description Sample
Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor
We have an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Assistant OR Assistant Editor to join the William Morrow team! The Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor will provide administrative and editorial support to the VP Executive Editor/Editorial Director working on mainly nonfiction titles including cookbooks, diet and health, memoir, and high-design nonfiction.
Performs administrative and editorial duties and assists in coordinating the publication process from manuscript to book.
Opens and sorts mail; makes travel arrangements and appointments; maintains and updates files and records; answers phone and takes messages as needed.
Handles proposal log and rejections; reads and judges proposals and manuscripts under submission; prepares contract requests for new acquisitions.
Monitors the manufacturing schedule; maintains communication with authors and agents; works as a liaison with other departments, including production editorial, production, design, publicity, marketing, and subsidiary rights.
Writes fact sheets, jacket and cover copy, and other copy as needed.
Does photo and illustration research as needed; attends to copyright and permissions as needed; prepares art logs.
Edits manuscripts and works with authors on content as assigned.
Assists others in the department as required.
4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
At least 1 year related editorial experience required at Assistant Editor level
Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
A strong interest in cookbooks and other nonfiction subjects
HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That's why cover letters are strongly preferred.
HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.
Nnsy Selected Record Sgml Editor
Gryphon Technologies, LC / Gryphon Marine / Gryphon M&T (Gryphon) is a premier professional and engineering services provider to the Department of Defense. Gryphon is the federal Government's partner working in support of mission critical systems in every phase of their lifecycle. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today's U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.
Gryphon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Selected Record SGML Editor
o Update and modify Ship's Selected Record Documents; to include Selected Record Technical Manuals & Ship Information Books.
o Accurately incorporate text changes to SIB's and Technical Manuals based on markup provided by Selected Records Group subject matter experts using Arbortext software in the Standard General Marking Language (SGML) format.
o Incorporate Selected Record Feedback Reports (SRFR)/Technical Manual Discrepancy Reports (TMDR) into Manuals and Books as required.
o Ensure all SIB's and Technical Manuals are produced in a uniform format and appearance.
o Properly size all new/revised graphic files to ensure proper display in SIB's and manuals.
o Review and correct SIB's and Technical Manuals for spelling errors, improperly spaced tables, table and graphic margin overruns and improper grammar.
o Assemble SIB's and Technical Manuals for Technical Review process.
o Makes corrections/additional changes to SIB's and Technical Manuals based on customer reviews after all review cycles.
o Assist Selected Records QA person in assembling work packages prior to start of availability.
o Assist in printing, folding, assembling, and packaging of SRD's, SIB's and Technical Manuals for Final Distribution.
MINIMUM SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
o Must be competent in use of Arbortext Editor/Styler, Photoshop and Adobe Pro.
o AutoCAD skills a plus but not required.
o Graphic modification program experience a plus but not required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
o CARRYING and LIFTING. Ability to transport and lift up to 30 lbs.
o WALKING and CLIMBING. Ability to climb up stairs and or ladders.
- Due to ITAR compliance, only U.S. Persons as defined by the ITAR regulations will be considered (ITAR- International Traffic in Arms Regulations)
- Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.
One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and o
Curriculum Production Editor
A Curriculum Production Editor manages the editorial and production processes, including building and publishing curriculum, for curriculum development, learning resources, and supporting and procedural materials. An individual collaborates with instructional designers to develop original learning materials for University students. Additionally, a Curriculum Production Editor reviews all course documents, assessments and related materials to ensure content is understandable, free from plagiarism, bias and misrepresentation, audience appropriate and adheres to all internal style and standards requirements.
Manage the editorial of curriculum development, learning resources and supporting and procedural materials for all University degree and non-degree programs and certifications; collaborate with instructional designers to develop original learning materials
Perform critical reviews/analysis of all course documents, assessment and materials to ensure content is understandable, free from plagiarism, bias and misrepresentation, audience appropriate and adheres to all internal style and standards requirements
Edit and proofread curriculum, internal communication materials, and informational and technical copy to ensure all standards regarding grammar, spelling and punctuation are met; edit objective test items according to established guidelines to ensure reliability and validity to minimize bias and ensure fairness
Manage the production process of building and publishing curriculum, procedural documentation and support resources in University and/or external systems using typical industry software and technology; prepare, enhance and/or modify material to ensure formatting and graphics conform to established guidelines and standards
Participate on cross functional teams including leadership, campus or department staff to develop copy for curriculum materials, internal and external communications and reports; provide editorial support and/or consultation, including advising on grammar, style, formatting and other related editorial issues
Manage and maintain style guides and standard operating procedure documents to support curriculum development and other communications
Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communication or related
Two (2) of experience in editing and desktop publishing
One year of experience with competency-based education and instructional design models and theories, such as backward design, SAM and ADDIE
Excellent grammar, copyediting and proofreading skills
Knowledge of the higher education industry
Able to learn and navigate a variety of Learning Management Systems
Strong project management skills
Good critical thinking and analytical skills to understand and resolve production issues
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact and communicate with internal staff, leadership and faculty, and third parties
Working knowledge of personal software packages
Assistant VFX Editor
Position at Industrial Light & Magic
Assists in the set up and completes all editorial work as requested by a Lead or Co-Editor on a Feature Production.
Assist in preparation of dailies for multiple artist disciplines.
Assist in preparing sequences for client review on a weekly basis.
Under the supervision of the VFX Editors (leads) request all scans from the client editorial and scan facility.
Maintain the in-house editorial database tracking render lengths and adjusting cut lengths according to client updates for assigned show.
Output sequence movie files, AIFF audio files, and EDLs for CG as specified by production.
Provide visual reference for production, stage, art department, client, etc.
QC Editorial client deliverables and prepare avid media for upload.
Import consolidated media from client.
Output JPEG shot frames to Production for storyboarding and Production database use.
Assist in handling show wrap-up including: layoff of movie files, finals reel, returning assets to client.
Performs special projects under the supervision of the Lead Editor, production manager or Department Manager
Education / Experience
- Bachelors Degree in Film or related field desired, or equivalent experience
Required Skills / Competencies
2+ years experience with Avid Media/Film Composer
Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while working under tight schedules
Strong team player with good inter-personal and communication skills
Preferred Skills / Competencies
Final Cut Pro experience a plus
Filemaker Pro experience preferred
3D Stereo experience a plus
1 year post-production film experience (e.g., film handling, coding, logging)
1 year post-production HD tape acquisitions (e.g., timecode, logging, capturing)
Hearst Books, a division of Hearst Magazines, is seeking a nonfiction editor of lifestyle books. The division publishes books in lifestyle categories such as diet, cooking, nutrition, fitness, and health comprising content from Hearst magazines as well as original content.
Initiate, create and develop 10-20 books annually along with publishing strategy (packaging, to-market timing and approach) based on Hearst content and brands, as well as third party brands
Identify and onboard writers and designers for book development and manage project teams from inception to publication
Create PLs and negotiate contract terms
Work with other internal departments to optimize to-market strategy
Proven track record in initiating and developing commercial trade books with a minimum of five years experience
Excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to handle multiple projects in various stages of development at the same time
A strong comfort level with an entrepreneurial, fluid structure in a small and growing division
Senior Housing Directory, Editor And Sales
Senior Housing Directory, Editor & Sales
Care Options Network seeks an Editor and Sales Specialist. Work with caring co-workers on a positive, small team. Bring your creativity, leadership, innovation and vision to this role.
Edit and publish annual publication, Senior Housing Directory (SHD). Work closely with editorial authors, graphic designer, printer and outside distributor
Responsible for SHD ad sales primarily through ad renewals and some successful ad prospecting. Maintain and continue to build advertiser relationships
Responsible for SHD distribution
Offer project management, including team collaboration, for SHD. This includes brainstorming for future editions
Responsible for SeniorCare GuideBook ad renewals
Support member retention with excellent customer service
Work in collaboration with director frequently
Participate in strategic planning
Requirements Qualification requirements:
BA / BS (4-year degree) in Journalism, Communications or related field. Experience in senior care industry a plus
Proven experience and proficient in visual, written and verbal communications
Demonstrated skills and expertise using Adobe Creative Suites
Accuracy, timeliness, strategic planning and implementation, creative thinking
Energized working towards and against deadlines in a fast-paced seasonal environment
Strong ability to handle details
Program Description Care Options Network connects members to senior care resources and encourages relationship building to help community seniors. We are the most widely used and respected information resource for senior care professionals in the Greater Twin Cities Area of Minnesota.
About the Organization
Volunteers of America Minnesota is a nonprofit health and human services organization that annually serves more than 25,000 children, adolescents and their families, older adults, students, persons with disabilities and special needs, and adults completing incarceration. Since 1896, we have helped people gain self-reliance, dignity and hope
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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Assistant Tech Editor - Mashable
Mashable is looking for an enthusiastic, talented editor to work with our team of committed tech journalists in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. Candidates should be obsessed with new gadgets, current events, pop culture, and the effects of technology on society and individuals.
Candidates will be expected to edit stories, write for the website, come up with story ideas, and share content on social media. The Assistant Tech Editor will also help write and produce stories for Mashable's very popular Snapchat Discover channel.
The Assistant Tech Editor will report to the Tech Editor, and will ideally be located in San Francisco or Los Angeles.
The ideal candidate is…
A detail-oriented editor who knows how to get the best out of writers and can quickly turn around clean copy.
A tech expert who is fascinated by current events, the internet, and pop culture.
Well-versed in a variety of social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat.
Someone who understands SEO and why it's so important.
An excellent writer who understands the ins and outs of technology and isn't afraid to have fun in their stories.
The Day to Day
Edit 2-5 stories per day
Collaborate with Tech Editor on daily tech coverage
Help plan editorial series, theme weeks, and longform features
Write multiple Snapchat stories each week
Help maintain editorial calendar
Write stories as needed
Based in LA or San Francisco
Minimum 2-4 years editing experience at a media publication
Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
Strong communication skills
A critical editing eye
Detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable managing sensitive topic areas
A self-starter as well as a team player (a sense of humor is a must!)
Knowledge of the digital space and Mashable's core coverage areas
Mashable is a global media and entertainment company that's passionate about culture and tech. With smart, spirited coverage of stories that keep people talking, Mashable reaches millions of users who can't get enough of the people, products, and innovations that shape our connected lives. We're clever. We're curious. We're ahead of the curve. Obsess with us.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical Content Editor
At Lumere, we are clinicians, researchers, engineers, analysts, marketers, and strategic thought leaders focused on one mission: helping hospital leaders and physicians deliver the highest quality, most efficient care by uncovering and eliminating unwarranted care variation and unnecessary costs - specifically related to device and drug selection and utilization.
Our vanguard approach? Partnering with health systems to ensure that care delivery choices are always backed by data and guided by evidence, drug and device costs are justified by clinical outcomes, and doctors and hospital leaders have access to the right insights and analytics to make the best care decisions for every patient.
What you will be doing:
As a Medical Content Editor, you will work closely with our internal research team to create high-quality and scientifically accurate content necessary for our clients (supply chain, value analysis, pharmacists, and clinicians) to reduce hospital costs and improve the quality of patient care. You will ensure that facts and scientific data have been used correctly and consistently and will probe into problems with logic, organization, and missing information. You will also be responsible for facilitation and execution of work that supports and optimizes the content lifecycle.
The successful candidate will be a strong independent contributor with team player mentality. They will share a passion for learning and understanding drug and medical device technology as well as for using evidence-based solutions to transform healthcare.
Heavily involved in the medical device and drug research content review process and provide substantive editing to ensure consistency of style, appropriate grammar, clarity, and meaning of materials directed at physicians and healthcare professionals.
Adjust level of editing to ensure clarity and rigor while meeting deadlines amidst multiple projects
Communicate confidently but flexibly with subject matter experts to provide clear feedback throughout the review process
Manage the development and implementation of content processes and metrics to support and optimize asset creation, content engagement, content quality, and measurement.
Create and maintain custom editorial style guides for the research team
Plan short- and long-term content needs and production schedules for core priority needs and executes successfully in a timely fashion
Keep current on industry practices and regulatory requirements that affect medical content
3-5 years' experience in drug information and/or with medical devices at a healthcare provider, pharmacy, or pharmaceutical/medical device company required
MS degree with concentration in natural (biology, chemistry) or biomedical sciences required; PharmD, MD, or PhD preferred
Knowledge of clinical trial concepts and design required
Experience obtaining, reviewing, and writing medical literature
Excellent organizational skills a must
Ability to think creatively and craft messages that speak to a variety of audiences
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented and thorough
Growth-company DNA — thrives in a fast-paced environment, adapts quickly and successfully manages ambiguity
Senior Medical Editor
We are in search of a talented Senior Editor to join our growing team.Responsibilities as Editor of Record:
- Meticulous copyediting and proofreading
- Fact-checking references for all materials
- Bringing promotional copy into compliance with FDA regulations
- Ensuring all pieces conform to the Client’s specific style guidelines
- Maintaining and distributing Client- /product-specific guidelines among staff editors
- Ensuring content is accurate and referenced appropriately
- Serving as the Client’s contact authority for all editorial issues
- Interacting with agency team members re brand tactics
- Attendance at all daily, status, kick-off, and any other team meetings requiring editorial perspective/input for the brand
- Maintaining source and reference files
- Pursuing and documenting grants of permission re published materials for Client tactics
Please apply with your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
A leading, full-service advertising agency specializing in health care and biotech. Expanding and inventing new approaches to digital professional and consumer marketing and you can be a part of it. Through the San Francisco office, the Agency provides local support to West Coast clients, delivering the highest standards of strategic/creative/digital service. Our clients love us not only for the quality of our strategic thinking and creative product, but also because we value human relationships and mutual respect. We are smart, talented, kind, and respectful. Join us.
Web Content Editor (Secret Clearance)
Reporting to the Office Director and Systems Liaison team lead, the Web Content Coordinator will provide technical support to build, modify, and maintain websites so that Visa Office can enhance engagement with end-user communities. This person is responsible for the design, content, development, and maintenance of the division's websites, which illustrate the various systems-related initiatives. The websites may be created using WordPress, SharePoint, or other platforms as they become available.
The Candidate must have strong quality control experience in an online environment, with accurate and strict attention to detail at a low error rate (i.e., very few typos, broken/misdirected links, etc.).
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Coordinate with stakeholders (VO, other bureaus, and other government agencies) regarding their visa-related website information.
Work closely with the Office Director, Web Content Coordinators, key partners, and IT teams to capture or define requirements for web projects.
Engage with end-user communities domestically and in the field, including surveying.
Create/edit, proofread, and update content for the division's WordPress and SharePoint sites. Must be willing to learn other platforms or other skills related to web design and surveying.
Provide technical editing (including proofreading, grammar, and punctuation) to website content.
Create page templates, prototypes, web portals, logical site navigation, and layout of content for the intranet and internet.
Integrate video, photos, graphics and other multimedia materials on the internet and intranet website, providing a seamless link with external sites.
Collaborate with the Office Director and Systems Liaison team lead to monitor websites for accuracy, timely updates, relevance, and usability on an ongoing basis. Provide daily oversight and quality checks to ensure website features and tools consistently deliver as designed.
Measure, collect, analyze, and report on internet and intranet website traffic, customer behavior, and customer feedback to correct issues and/or identify opportunities for improvement.
Liaise with IT department (both IRM and CA/CST) and external web developers to resolve technical issues and conduct work.
Identify and post relevant VO cables to intranet websites.
Monitor workflow and status of project tasks and client requests and provide regular updates to the Office Director and stakeholders.
Gain knowledge and understanding of visa and immigration laws, policies, and procedures.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Active Secret Clearance
1-2 years of Strong web content and web editing experience
1-3 years of experience with Wordpress, photoshop
3 years of experience with Microsoft office suite
Experience with internet and intranet websites and Sharepoint Subsites
Web Content Management Systems
What you can expect from us: Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.
CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.
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