Senior Editorial Assistant

Nov 19, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Cathleen Sullivan
Full Time
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, founded in 1780, is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious scholarly organizations. The Academy is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy offers a generous benefits package including Harvard Pilgrim Health, MetLife Dental, PTO, 403b and much more.

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Editorial Assistant in the Department of Publications.

This is an on-site full time position located in Cambridge MA

Responsibilities include:

•editing Academy publications, including Daedalus, the Bulletin, books, and research papers and monographs
•editing grant proposals, reports, and correspondence
•editing copy for the Academy website
•page layout of Daedalus

Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree
•2 to 3 years of full-time experience in an editorial role
•Demonstrated ability to copyedit scholarly and journalistic prose
•Experience and competence with Microsoft Office
•Excellent written communication skills
•Experience with Quark
•Experience working in a membership-based, constituent-focused organization and/or in higher education a plus
•Strong attention to detail as well as the ability to manage one’s time and prioritize numerous projects.

Please send a letter of application, resume, and writing samples to:

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Code: SEA-MB

No phone calls or staffing agencies.

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