Managing Editor
American Physician Institute - Oak Brook, IL

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The American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies seeks an experienced Managing Editor Project Manager to manage a growing professional team. Managing and performing the following tasks: Manage Internal Editors, Formatting Team and CME To Go. The Managing Editor position functions as a traffic manager for all editorial content and directs all projects, schedules, budget and resources.


Supervisory Role
o Maintaining ultimate responsibility for resource team efficiency and effectiveness
o Supervising Resource Team staff
o Holding regular departmental team meetings and other control processes
o Tracking staff progress on appropriate spreadsheets
o Participating in staff review process
o Maintaining role as primary troubleshooter
o Acting as the Resource Team inter-departmental liaison
Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) database editing
o Review of existing questions for grammar and style
o Culling of poor questions for re-write
o Collaboration with medical writers to create new/additional questions.
o Collaboration with medical editors to proof question content and medical terminology
Sourcing: contacting potential medical writers/editors through a variety of means

  • Bachelor’s Degree, English or Journalism, Master’s degree preferred
  • Ability to manage editorial team, providing resources necessary to deliver high quality editorial products on schedule.
  • Excellent command of English grammar and usage. Thorough knowledge of proofreading and familiarity with current edition of Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Ability to quickly and independently problem solve
  • Highly proficient in the use of MS Office software
  • Ability to perform self-directed research and tasks
  • Ability to manage multiple timelines/deadlines

Bachelor’s Degree, English or Journalism, Master’s degree preferred
3-5 years managing an editorial (or related) team

  • 6 years’ experience in editing, publishing, journalism, or related field
  • Medical writing/editing experience required
  • Online editing skills and knowledge of digital workflow

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American Physician Institute provides board preparation and continuing medical education courses - each one backed with a serious guarantee!...