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Associate Editor

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Editorial
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LexisNexis
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REE00B45 Requisition #

Core Accountabilities

 

Outputs & Agreed Method of

Measurement

(How will know when has been achieved?)

Monitoring, tracking and updating tax training materials annual update

·        Be familiar with exam training processes and workflows to understand how the products fit together

·        Pre update files and folders for updating

·        Type and proof read typing from freelancer

·        Update and use instructions to make materials

·        Finalise products ready for managing editor to review

·        Send products to the printer, tax academy and upload to TIEX

·        Achievement to be measured by Managers at end of year review

·        Achievement to be measured by Tolley materials making deadlines

Maintenance of editorial and stylistic standards using applications and software available

·        Format textbooks and other bespoke materials

·         Edit in XML

·         Edit in MS Word

·         Maintain style guides and adhere to standards set

·         Use the exam training app to create material

·         Use Adobe to create and amend PDF files

·         Achievement to be measured by Managers at end of year review

·         Achievement to be measured by application of correct styles independently

Administration

·         Keep spreadsheets up to date

·         Update existing process documentation

·         Create new documentation

·         Achievement to be measured by Managers at end of year review

·         Achievement to be measured by documentation and spreadsheets kept up-to-date

Work effectively with internal teams to ensure integrity of print and online product

·         Work with editorial team to ensure materials are created to a high standard

·         Work with Academy team to ensure materials are uploaded to the Academy correctly

·         Work with other tutors as appropriate to ensure deadlines are met

·         Achievement to be measured by Managers at end of year review

·         Achievement to be measured by how relationships have been built

Work with minimal supervision

·         Working across different time zones requires you to make decisions when UK editors are not available and to work without constant supervision

·         Clear blockers but if they cannot be cleared work on a different task until blocker resolved by managers

·         Integrate with existing team and work together to achieve common goals

·         Achievement to be measured by Managers at end of year review

·         Achievement to be measured by the integration into the team and the ability to work alone and produce results with minimal supervision

Determine content and functionality enhancements

·         Suggest improvements to workflows and materials

·         Be involved with the implementation of improvements suggested

·         Testing of suggested improvements

·         Achievement to be measured by Managers at end of year review

·         Achievement to be measured by improvements being implemented and involvement with the process


 

Education:

Specialized / Technical

 

·       A university degree or equivalent qualification or relevant work experience

·       Basic knowledge of tax cycle desirable but not essential

·       A good command of the English language both spoken and written

 

 

Experience

 

 

·       Editing experience essential, minimum 2 years

·       Experience working in a publishing environment

·       Computer proficiency in MS Word

·       Experience working in xml and with content management systems is desirable but not essential

 

 

Leadership or Behaviours

 

 

 

·         Excellent communication and prioritisation skills

·         A keen eye for detail to maintain the quality of content

·         Excellent time management, ability to multi-task and coordinate projects simultaneously

·         Ability to adapt quickly to changing processes and demand

·         Administrative/organisational skills including motivation and the ability to work with minimal supervision with proven track record of this

·         Team-working skills

·         An ability to problem-solve and enthusiasm for working on electronic and print products


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