Editorial Project Coordinator
IAS-USA, San Francisco, CA
A health care professional education organization is seeking an Editorial Project Coordinator with excellent project coordination, copyediting, proofreading, and communication skills to work on materials for its treatment guidelines papers, live and online continuing medical education (CME) courses, webinars, peer-reviewed journal, course slides, and other ongoing projects.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Produce educational materials for physicians with balanced content and a high level of editorial quality while meeting project deadlines.
- Correspond with authors, editorial board members, and peer reviewers to coordinate project review stages, conference calls, meetings, etc.
- Coordinate the work of freelance contributors, including graphic and layout artists, medical writers and illustrators, and transcriptionists.
- Copyedit manuscripts for grammar, syntax, punctuation, and adherence to organization and style guidelines.
- Incorporate and reconcile corrections and changes to manuscripts at different stages of production.
- Proofread page layouts through successive stages, using standard proof marks to indicate corrections.
- Verify and format in-text citations and reference lists for articles and other documents.
- Prepare responses for permissions requests and maintain permissions files.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THESE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
- BA or BS degree.
-Previous copyediting and/or proofreading experience.
-Experience coordinating publication workflow or other documentation projects.
-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
- Strong written and communication skills; must be able to communicate with respect and discretion with staff, vendors, and a faculty of researchers and physicians.
-Experience coordinating meetings and telephone conferences with authors, reviewers and academic committees.
-Experience copyediting and proof marking using Word Track Changes and Adobe Commenting tools.
-Familiarity with biomedical content and knowledge of AMA Manual of Style.
-Experience with continuing medical education materials.
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted via email and include "Editorial Project Coordinator" in subject line.
PASTE ALL INFORMATION WITHIN THE BODY OF EMAIL; ATTACHMENTS WILL NOT BE OPENED. APPLICATIONS WITH ATTACHMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. No calls please!
Applications MUST include the following:
1. Brief cover letter describing your qualifications and applicable experience
3. Minimum salary requirements
4. Minimum of 3 PROFESSIONAL references
Annual salary: $30,000-$35,000, DOE; plus full benefits including health, dental, vision, and retirement
The mission of the IAS–USA is to improve the treatment, care, and quality of life of persons with HIV, HCV, or other viral infections through balanced, relevant, innovative, and state-of-the-art education for practitioners who are actively involved in medical care. Activities include a bimonthly biomedical journal, conference publicity and registration materials, online educational programs, treatment guidelines written by expert consensus panels, informational pocket cards, and the organization's website. The office is located in the Financial District of San Francisco.