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Editorial Manager

Editorial Manager

Job ID 
PAL-RW-2920-2017
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-MD-Silver Spring
Years Experience 
..
Posted Date 
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Pos. Category 
Current Opening

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Overview

Palladian Partners, an Altarum company based in Silver Spring, MD, provides comprehensive communications support services to some of the biggest names in biomedical, public health, and criminal justice research. We’re looking for an outstanding Editorial Manager to join our team. We hire people who have strategic vision, love to collaborate, and want to lead projects that help improve people’s lives.

Responsibilities

This position involves working in a fast-paced environment and managing and executing many tasks simultaneously. Successful candidates will:

 

  • Serve as a member of the editorial management team
  • Recruit, train, mentor, and supervise copyeditors and proofreaders
  • Identify, retain, and monitor the work for freelancers and vendors
  • Identify areas for staff training and development
  • Work with traffic managers to evaluate incoming tasks and assign them to editorial staff members
  • Assist with writing, editing, and proofreading as needed
  • Maintain an updated compilation of client-specific style guides
  • Assist with the development of time and cost estimates
  • Help keep the company and employees up to date on editorial conventions, style guides, software, and tools
  • Contribute to long-term planning and special initiatives and projects

Qualifications

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of editorial experience; some supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent proofreading and copyediting skills, and experience providing editorial support for web, social media, and print
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Great interpersonal skills—must be comfortable interacting with all levels of company employees and working as part of a team
  • Ability to juggle many tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Natural customer service mentality

 

Bonus Points For

  • Government contracting experience
  • Knowledge of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and what compliance with the act entails
  • Interest in health and biomedical research
  • Familiarity with traffic management platforms for group projects
  • Experience managing and working with multiple style guides

 

This is a full-time staff position located at Palladian’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Palladian offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the satisfaction that comes from working on interesting, meaningful projects every day. Palladian’s dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.

 

Palladian Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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