Jr. Editor
Brady Corporation - Ontario, CA

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Jr. Editor (
Job Number: P2365105152013 )

Description
The Junior Editor is a member of a team of HR compliance specialists

providing content for 6 newsletter publications, new products, and product

revisions. The product development team is a multi-faceted product support

group and team members are expected to be flexible and take initiative to

assist each other. The Editor will report to the Director of Research and

Product Development.

Required Experience:

A Bachelor's degree in written communications, journalism, English or

equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Two or

more years of writing experience in a professional setting and/or two or

more years of experience in a legal, training or human resources position

is a plus. The junior editor should also have experience working with

industry writing style such as grammar, sentence form, and structure. In

addition, the following computer-related experience is required:
•Must be proficient with MS Word
•Must have the ability to conduct extensive research to locate relevant
information using a variety of online sources
•Knowledge of InDesign and Mac systems preferred
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Create/compile content for newsletters, manuals, guidebooks, and posters
that address HR compliance issues for small businesses
•Research the necessary components and tasks associated with HR compliance
•Serve as an integral member of the editorial team, keeping abreast of
developments in employment law and prioritizing topics to be covered in
products and publications
•Follow a standardized process to edit and deliver product content in a
fast-paced environment
•Edit documents in Microsoft Word for grammar, spelling, and internal
consistency
•Converting manuscripts into InDesign art files using existing templates
•Contribute labor law-based articles to 6 quarterly newsletter publications
•Work with the Graphics team to integrate content and visual elements
•Regularly assist other team members
•Proofreading product content, marketing content, and newsletters
•Ensure timely delivery of content projects
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form
•Convert legal knowledge into easily understood terms
•Work independently and as part of a team
•Strong editorial skills and attention to detail
•Juggle multiple assignments and prioritize tasks
•Learn from constructive criticism in a quality focused environment
•Commitment to process adherence
•Professional manner and strong work ethic
•Manage work/track deadlines
•Be able to take direction
•Respond favorably to feedback
•Exercise creativity and balance it with caution
•Research and comprehend topics with which they are unfamiliar
•Balance professional writing with easy-to-understand dialog
•Comfortable with independent research
•Work with colleagues, freelancers and readers diplomatically
Key Performance Indicators:
Achievement of new product and content update targets
•Timely execution of content projects
•On-time completion of assigned articles and guidebook projects
•Effectively applies editorial policy instructions to writing assignments
•Ability to interact with freelance contractors and communicate project
goals
•Ability to effectively research a topic quickly and comprehensively
•Personal development
Benefits of the Position:
Annual bonus potential
•Dynamic team-based work environment
•Access to talent development programs

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Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect premises, products and...