Associate Content Editor, Standards

Piscataway, New Jersey
Jun 18, 2019
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Full Time

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Associate Content Editor, Standards

Piscataway, NJ

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Job Summary: 

The successful applicant will be expected to provide exceptional editorial production services and solutions for IEEE Working Groups, positively contributing to the reputation and image of the IEEE.  Duties will include ensuring high quality standards are observed during the development phase and production; and delivering a streamlined and efficient production process where materials and services are supplied to Program Managers to ensure high integrity publications that are produced in a timely manner—meeting publication metrics and getting the publications to market faster.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit and proofread materials
  • Perform editorial reviews during the standards/publication development process ensuring that legal and copyright-related issues are identified and fully resolved
  • Manage electronic files from multiple repositories
  • Provide services to Working Groups, including document compilation
  • Coordinate the adoption of other SDO’s standards
  • Provide editorial support for non-standards projects, such as books, technical reports, or white papers
  • Archive essential publishing-related files
  • Traffic legal reviews between Program Managers and Legal Counsel
  • Ensures quality production of the content 


Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of two years of progressively challenging editing or project editing experience.
  • Experience in graphic design and in and in XML desired but not required

 Skills & Other Requirements:

  • Must be a technologically savvy knowledge worker who applies the benefits of technology to his or her work environment.
  • Knowledge of XML publishing tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word
  • Working knowledge of Adobe FrameMaker and Adobe Professional
  • Ability to learn and practice different editorial styles; understanding of IEEE SA policies and procedures or an ability to do so.
  • Ability to prioritize various tasks in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be able to diplomatically interact with staff, management, and volunteers.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills are required.



Join us in an environment where people look forward to coming to work! IEEE offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k) plan with company match, a defined contribution retirement plan, a tuition reimbursement program, flexible spending accounts, company paid life insurance, and a business casual dress code.

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