• Associate Production Editor

    Location US-CA-Thousand Oaks
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/18/2018 10:33 AM)
    Req #
    # Positions
    Production - Journals Production - US
  • Overview

    Perform production tasks on selected journals while meeting established deadlines and maintaining high editorial quality.

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

    The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Journal Tasks:
    • Perform quality checks for the online files of journal articles and journal issues
    • Perform quality checks to ensure requested changes are implemented properly
    • Review the changes requested by authors/editors for journal articles, and adjust appropriately for spelling, grammar, and journal style
    • Send article proofs to authors and editors
    • Upload files and enter data in online production system 
    • Perform all work with high focus on quality and avoiding errors, while also meeting necessary deadlines and efficiency/speed expectations
    Other Tasks:
    • Support other production editors as needed
    • Supply requested information such as timesheet log entries, quality feedback, and status reports accurately and by deadlines
    • Contribute to projects as determined by manager
    • Liaise with editorial office and society representatives of assigned journals as needed
    • Perform other tasks as business needs dictate

    Qualifications & Education

    Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following:


    • A bachelor’s degree is required.
    • Strong knowledge of English grammar, usage, and punctuation
    • A detail-oriented eye for catching typos and grammatical errors
    • Working knowledge ofAPA and Chicago editorial styles is preferred
    • Computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office and an ability to learn new programs quickly
    • A general understanding of task management, including the ability to prioritize numerous simultaneous projects
    • Effective listening, verbal, and written communication skills


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