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Editorial Assistant

Date:  May 22, 2022
Location: 

Glendale, CA, US, remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

Editorial Assistant, Nursing & Health Professions Products

 

We are seeking an Editorial Assistant to join the EBSCO Health team to work with our Nursing & Health Professions products!

 

The Editorial Assistant will provide editorial operational support to Nursing & Health Professions editorial teams including preparing editorial materials, tracking activities/project management, coordinating review processes, and retrieving articles. The Editorial Assistant will contribute to development and implementation of editorial policies and workflow, assist with product production steps and support personnel across the Nursing & Health Professions Editorial Team with both collaborative and independent projects. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform editorial process tasks that require varying degrees of analysis, problem-solving skills, and independent judgment
  • Collaborate with members of the Nursing & Health Professions Editorial Team on project management, production editing and other projects and tasks
  • Contribute to development and implementation of editorial policies and workflows that foster consistency across the products (including tag and template structure, editorial and scientific conventions, and writing style)
  • Utilize editorial software to assist with content production steps
  • Coordinate/project manage clinical content writing and review processes with internal editorial teams and external clinical content writers including maintaining topic writing and review schedules and tracking all correspondence
  • Support editorial team via assisting with recruiting, contracting, and invoicing for external contributors
  • Support customer request workflow by collating feedback/responses and entering into system for tracking
  • Retrieve journal articles, record request details, and file and maintain full-text electronically
  • Serve as liaison between Nursing & Health Professions products specialty publishing groups and shared services
  • Track and report key team metrics
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or at least 2 years of relevant editorial experience
  • ≥ 2 years of experience with Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, and Word

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to apply independent thinking and analysis to complete identified assignments efficiently
  • Ability to multi-task and provide ready response to high priority incoming requests
  • Ability to quickly assess scope and priority of requests to complete or route
  • Ability to learn and use editorial software (content management systems)
  • Willingness to perform some repetitive activities such as retrieving journal articles
  • Accuracy with systematically processing records exchanged by email
  • Working knowledge of editorial workflow concepts, such as tagging, linking, tracking changes, and maintaining version control
  • High computer literacy and data entry/typing skills
  • Flexibility to manage and prioritize multiple variable, project-based assignments
  • Ability to work in team environment and report on completed assignments
  • Proficiency with specific EBSCO Health processes may serve in lieu of minimum required qualifications

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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