Editorial Assistant

Editorial Assistant

 SUMMARY

NACD Directorship magazine, the foremost publication for corporate directors and those allied to them, is seeking an Editorial Assistant to produce and spur innovation on its print and digital editorial products. As both the print magazine and its digital assets serve to inform and educate the American business community, the magazine seeks someone who will not only ensure that these products adhere to NACD’s editorial standards, but will strive to elevate those products. The Editorial Assistant must have a strong desire to write and learn about corporate governance and emerging business trends while working in a professional office environment where creativity and a strong work ethic are highly regarded.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or related communications field, 1 to 3 years of experience preferred.
Self-motivated problem solver with the ability to follow instructions and work efficiently. Excellent time management and organization skills. Meticulous attention to detail. Excellent knowledge of the fundamentals of English grammar. Knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style, or any of the other major style guides, is essential. Familiarity with standard proofreading marks and with routine production processes for both print and online publications. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Exceptional customer service skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and with cross-functional or distributed “virtual” teams. Ability to prioritize tasks, juggle multiple projects, communicate effectively, and assist in managing conflicting deadlines. Fluent in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Pro. Experience with Adobe InDesign, HTML, Google Analytics, and WordPress (or similar content management systems) is preferred, but not required. Understanding of content marketing and search engine optimization is preferred, but not required.

If interested, submit your cover letter, résumé and writing samples (if applicable) to Judy Warner at careers@NACDonline.org.