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Associate Editor

Company: Association for Talent Development (ATD)
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Current ATD Employees, click here to apply via your Workday account.

Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Job Description:

We Are...

ATD Editorial Services handles all internal editing needs, including marketing collateral, website content, education training materials, conference materials, and any other copy seen by the broader ATD audience. We also occasionally support our publications and research report teams when needed.

This Role . . .

We are currently looking for an Associate Editor who loves words, websites, education, and accessibility. This position reports to the editorial manager and is responsible for editing website, marketing, and education content in a fast-paced environment.

In Return, Our Team . . .

  • Commits to providing you with broad exposure to the editorial world.
  • Encourages, supports, and promotes professional development, knowledge sharing, and continuous growth.
    Make an Impact By . . .
    • Editing grammar, spelling, typos, content and context, style, formatting, usage, and consistency for print, web, and nonprint products.
    • Editing and reviewing external messaging of ATD marketing material and ATD Education program training materials.
    • Providing proofreading support for ATD books, research reports, program guides, and catalogs as needed.
    • Ensuring marketing, education, and membership's tones and styles are consistent.
      What You Bring to This Role . . .
      • Three years of related experience editing web and marketing content. Book editing or experience with training materials is a plus.
      • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Suite. CMS and HTML experience a plus.
      • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, projects, processes, and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
      • Strong decision making and stakeholder management skills (editorial discernment and diplomacy).
      • Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative, team environment.
      • Experience working with team members to achieve daily, weekly, and monthly targets.
      • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
      • Superior attention to detail.
      • Comfort working with in-house and standard style guides (Chicago preferred).
      • Eye for web design and layout preferred.
      • Basic knowledge of accessibility.
      • A thirst for more knowledge and growth in the field.
      • Knowledge of Wrike or similar project management tools.
      • BS or BA in English, journalism, or equivalent.

        Benefits:

        Employment at ATD isn't just about a job - it's about our employees' well-being. Our ATD LiveWell program provides a variety of essential and fun benefits based on areas of Physical, Financial, Social, and Career health. Look at some (but not all) of what we offer and see for yourself!
        • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
        • Paid Time Off (PTO, Personal Days, Sick Time, Sabbaticals, Learning Hours)
        • 403(b) plan with 6% company match and immediate vesting on employee contributions
        • Get Fit or Quit Program (reimbursement for gym memberships, fitness classes, etc.)
        • Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts
        • Free Headspace membership
        • Unlimited Professional Development through ATD (classes, certifications, resources, etc.)
        • Tuition Assistance
        • Wellness library and events (virtual and in-person)
        • Life insurance
        • Accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
        • Company paid Teladoc visits
        • Short- and long-term disability
        • Pet insurance
        • Employee discount program (Tickets at Work, Verizon, Hertz, Capital Bikeshare, and more)

          EEO Statement:

          ATD is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, color, national origin, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

          Need Assistance:
          ATD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for any applicant with a disability. If you are disabled and need assistance participating in the application or hiring process please contact us at recruiting@td.org or you may call us at 1.800.628.2783.

Keywords: Association for Talent Development (ATD), Alexandria , Associate Editor, Advertising , Alexandria, Virginia

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