Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Street:
1220 L Street, NW
City:
Washington
State:
District of Columbia
ID
1180
20005
Job Title:
Editorial Associate
Phone:
202-682-8415

Editorial Associate

 

JOB PURPOSE

To provide editorial, desktop publishing, and administrative services for API publications.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Edit technical publications, addenda, and errata

Perform document layout and create/manipulate graphics

Collaborate with editorial outsourcer on complex document layouts

Work with standards associates to ensure manuscripts are in API style

Track progress of publications in a production tracking database

Assist Editorial Manager with all activities related to post-publication of standards, including archiving electronic files and updating the Standards Definitions Database

Maintain content in various publications/editorial/standards databases

Coordinate with other editorial team members to produce the annual Publications Catalog

Other duties as assigned

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND EDUCATION 

At least 3, preferably 5, years of professional editing experience, with at least one of those years spent editing scientific, medical, or other types of technical documents

At least three years of document layout and formatting experience

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required; proficiency in Adobe FrameMaker and Illustrator, or similar software, preferred

Familiarity/experience with XML-based workflows

Excellent organizational, time management, and communications skills

Bachelor’s degree required

 

This job outline describes the typical accountabilities and requirements of the position and should not be construed as an all-encompassing description of every duty performed by or expected of the incumbent.

 

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