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Wolters Kluwer Content Editing Associate in Des Moines, Iowa

Application :

Please include a cover letter with your resume when applying

Location :

Our office is located in Waltham, MA, but options for working remotely are available.

About UpToDate:

For over 25 years, UpToDate has been a global resource for medical professionals and patients, providing trusted answers to clinical questions based on the latest evidence and best practice. UpToDate is committed to helping health care professionals make appropriate care decisions and drive better outcomes for patients. Our editorial staff ensures our content is always current, accurate, inclusive, and organized to help users access information quickly.

Responsibilities :

We are searching for a Content Editing Associate to join our editorial team. The position requires an individual with very strong organization, communication, and time management skills, as well as someone with close attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills. Prior medical experience and medical knowledge are not required.

The main tasks of the Content Editing Associate are as follows:

  • Working closely with one or two physician deputy editors (DEs) to drive progress in an assigned medical specialty.

  • Maintaining frequent contact and developing relationships with external specialty authors, editors, and peer reviewers.

  • Carefully documenting content developments and workflows in the proper databases.

  • Ferrying content through the editorial process, including:

  • Styling and formatting original manuscripts

  • Reviewing and tracking graphics, and coordinating with Graphics and Permissions teams

  • Sending content to a variety of external contributors for review; setting deadlines and following up to ensure timely responses

  • Incorporating contributor revisions for specialty DEs to review

  • Proofreading, checking links and references, and finalizing topics and graphics for publication; ensuring content is error-free and consistent with UpToDate's style guidelines.

  • Addressing all editorial tasks in a timely manner.

  • Carefully tracking progress toward annual goals and providing accurate monthly reports to indicate completed and in-process work.

  • Preparing for and leading specialty meetings with DEs in order to review the current status of the specialty's pending items and discuss next steps.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Qualifications:

  • Excellent proofreading, communication, time management, and organization skills.

  • Editorial experience is a plus, but not necessary.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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