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Wolters Kluwer Associate Editor in Boston, Massachusetts

Writes daily brief news articles for regular articles as assigned by the editor for a tabloid newspaper for neurology physicians and a consumer-friendly magazine for patients published in cooperation with a medical society partner. Responsible for writing and/or editing e-newsletters and/or any major new print or digital projects, as assigned. Regularly write for and maintain website for both publications. Develops best practices/strategies for driving traffic to the publication websites and manages and posts to the publication’s social media sites several times a day. Regularly conduct analysis of web traffic/metrics for both publications. Copyedits, fact-checks, and proofreads assigned articles. Surveys daily news feeds to determine noteworthy briefs in the specialty for possible article follow-up and/or posting to the website news blogs. Researches and keeps up to date with developments in the field to identify newsworthy articles and topics for both the physician and consumer-friendly publication. Attends relevant meetings/conferences as assigned, conferring with editor about which to follow up on to write articles about, conducting additional interviews as needed. Works with the editor to manage/traffic production of the print to iPad editions. Finds free or low-cost artwork to use to enhance articles both in print and on online. Participates in and contributes to regular department and company-wide meetings, as well as publication-specific meetings. Participates in regular meetings with — and maintains a positive working relationship with — staff and officers of the medical society partner; responds to the needs and concerns of readers of both publications.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge of html coding and web administration.

  • Write and post daily brief news stories to website

  • Write briefs/longer form articles on relevant meetings.

  • Track metrics for websites

  • Copyediting, proofreading, and fact-checking

  • Post regularly to the social media sites to drive traffic to publication website.

  • Researching/keeping up to date with developments in the field to identify newsworthy articles and topics.

  • Research and identify appropriate free/low-cost artwork to use to enhance articles both in print and online.

  • Participate in and contribute to publication-specific meetings with the society partner, as well as department-wide and company-wide meetings

  • Assist with new product planning and development.

  • Performs other editorial tasks and projects as needed.

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience: 3+ years editorial experience and/or combined experience (comprising internships and work assignments) in medical publishing, preferably with controlled-circulation, newspaper-style publications.

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications :

  • Knowledge of html, SEO strategies, and best practices in social media

  • Strong editing and rewriting skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good project management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Must be detail-oriented and ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Knowledge of social media sites

  • Familiarity with creating podcasts

  • Ability to work closely with editorial and design teams

  • Ability to work closely with staff of medical society partner.

Travel Requirements

As needed, on occasion, to conferences

Physical Demands

Normal office environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They re not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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