Media - Journalism
Publishing - Printing
The Publishing division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a full-time Production Editor to join the staff responsible for copyediting and producing Annals of Internal Medicine, a prestigious, high-impact journal for internists. ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with more than 163,000 members worldwide.
The position involves copyediting and proofreading nonclinical journal content with moderate supervision. The successful candidate will edit non-clinical material, perform structural editing tasks, and take ownership of some electronic projects. The Production Editor will also edit documents for Marketing, Communications, and other College departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assisting in the production of non-clinical articles
Performing quality assurance checks on assigned articles that are staged on the journal's Web site, including all associated elements (multimedia, disclosures, related links, and other ancillary content), before online publication
Performing technical reviews for manuscripts tentatively accepted for publication, including estimating page length and evaluating length requirements; evaluating clarity and relevance of artwork; and communicating and negotiating further changes through an iterative process with the author
Copyediting and proofreading all Editorial Services work, which includes but is not limited to marketing brochures and mailings, Chapter brochures, and all materials for the Internal Medicine meeting
A bachelor's degree and at least one year of copyediting experience is required, with knowledge of medical terminology highly desired. Successful candidates will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, have good oral and written communications skills, and will have knowledge of XML and HTML. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience with AMA and/or Chicago Manual of Style.
ACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any of the following classes: veterans, any disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity.
ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization, and second-largest physician group in the United States. Our 159,000 members include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents, and fellows.