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Wolters Kluwer Journal Production Editor in Phoenix, Arizona

The Journal Production Editor is responsible for managing the quality of the print and online content, which includes copyediting and composition. Production Editors are the main point of contact for internal and external customers, provide feedback to vendors, manage the schedule from submission to print and online deliveries, and monitor page usage and other journal metrics.

* This position will work from a remote home office and can be based anywhere in the United States.**

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Manages and coordinates the preparation and tracking of all journal content for successful and timely distribution to print and online publication.

  • Manages the editing and proof process, including copyediting, as necessary. Also responsible for the quality of all content deliverables, managing the posting of article prepub, data supplements and online journal and supplemental digital content.

  • Primary day-to-day communication with authors and editorial offices. Responsible for strict adherence to schedules.

  • Manage and monitor production schedules, including advertising deadlines.

  • Communicate status of content at all stages through delivery of content to print, posting of publish ahead of print content online, and posting final content to electronic journal platform.

  • Confirm that all material (manuscript and art) is complete, accurate, and meets our quality expectations.

  • Manage the editing and coding of manuscript, including managing the proof correction process.

  • Interact with and manage internal and external customers (publishers, editors, authors, societies) and vendors. Primary liaison with editor and editorial offices. Primary contact with the author for journals edited in-house.

  • Resolve issues quickly and keep production process moving.Maintain and monitor additions to standard template designs for existing or new journal and product designs.Also, ensure that all changes or additions adhere to the Content Organization guidelines and keep production process moving.

  • Identify the need for face-to-face customer meetings including the planning and participation in the meetings.

  • Manage the coding/posting of data supplements and static pages to journal web sites

  • Monitor page budgets, alterations and other production costs, and additional cost-saving initiatives.

  • Responsible for performing quality review of print issues.

  • Responsible for tracking receipt of and managing processing and quality of ads.

  • Manage advertising placement instructions (insertion orders); clarify contradictory orders.

Required E xperience:

  • 1+ years previous experience in production, editing, and multi-media publishing, including online, podcasts, and video

  • Working knowledge of production support for content delivery on digital platforms

  • Strong organizational, communication, and follow-up skills

  • Experience with managing vendor/freelance work

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook scheduling skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Degree in English, Production Design, or journalism preferred.

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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