Editorial Assistant

US-FL-Miami
Job ID
2017-93122
Institution
ACAMS
Department
Marketing
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

The editorial assistant will assist in the production of print and electronic association publications to ensure that high-quality materials are produced in a timely manner in order to meet the needs of the ACAMS members and constituents. The assistant will also provide administrative support as needed by the editor-in-chief.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in copyediting and proofreading publications including, but not limited to, ACAMS Today Magazine, ACAMSToday.org, ACAMS Connection (in English and Spanish).
  • Assists with administrative activities necessary to produce publications including, but not limited to, liaising with article authors, article reviewers, staff contributors and updating the ACAMSToday.org web site.
  • Assists in choosing artwork for publications.
  • Attends quarterly editorial task force meetings and takes minutes during the meetings.
  • Provides other administrative and clerical support as assigned.
  • Organizes magazine-storage room.

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or related area and two (2) to three (3) years of copyediting and proofreading experience.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with constantly changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English and Spanish grammar, spelling and punctuation (ACAMS publishes internationally in English and in Spanish).
  • Exceptional copyediting and proofreading skills to ensure proper house style, usage, consistency and fact-checking (including ability to review and mark up copy using conventional copyediting and proofreading marks).
  • Ability to apply house style and style guides (e.g., The Associated Press Stylebook), and to consult appropriate reference and information sources such as dictionaries, web sites and other ACAMS publications.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and preferred proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish and have excellent written and verbal communications skills in both languages.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.



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