Associate Editor

  • 400 S Maple Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Tax Analysts offers a casual work environment -- pet friendly and relaxed dress code -- where talented individuals come together to produce great work. Our staff enjoys free covered parking, free coffee and tea, and exercise room with showers, and a working environment that embraces team collaboration and innovation. Here you will have the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling career and still have time for what's important to you personally, such as family, travel, education, or giving back to the community.

We are committed to providing a workplace that offers family-friendly policies and a flexible atmosphere that caters to the needs of working professionals. We strive to offer a realistic work/life balance, competitive compensation, and a generous benefits package. Tax Analysts is a CAREing Company.

Job Description

Works under minimal supervision. Prepares material for print publications, including editing, proofreading, tracking the daily flow of documents, and coordinates with production staff.

  • Edits articles for weekly magazine. Checks for content accuracy, grammar, spelling, citation style, and consistency.
  • Corresponds with outside authors on galleys, author agreements, and general inquiries. Follows up with production on author changes and with the author on second and third galleys.
  • Complies and writes information for weekly columns. Attends hearings or conferences as needed.
  • Formats manuscripts from outside authors.
  • Works closely with production department and other editorial departments each day to coordinate document production and maintain publication standards. Participates in the final galley read on production day.
  • Handles weekly print count and mailing lists.
  • Attends training and becomes staff “expert” on new software and procedures (CMS).
  • Maintains group email inbox by sending communications to appropriate person and answering inquiries as applicable.
  • Fills in for managing editor in absence.

Qualifications

  • BA in English, journalism, related field, or equivalent in experience required
  • 4+ years of experience in editing or copy editing material for print and electronic products
  • Knowledge of standard style manuals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure in a fast-paced team environment

Additional Information

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.