ACER seeking editorial assistant

18 November 2013

Written by: Steinar Ellingsen

Working closely with the Editor and the Sales and Marketing Coordinator, the successful applicant will be primarily responsible for:

  • Assisting with sourcing contributors and supporting authors during the course of the editorial and production process;
  • Editing articles to a high standard within agreed timeframes, checking for grammatical accuracy, clarity, factual error, copyright issues and audience appropriateness prior to publication;
  • Operating the online content management systems to support editorial, advertising and subscriptions activities; and
  • Providing general support to sales and marketing staff, including maintenance of databases, assistance with market research, social media and other administrative duties.

To succeed in this role you must have strong editing and proofreading skills and an ability to perform tasks thoroughly and accurately with an eye for detail.  You will be self motivated and willing to accept responsibility, actively supporting the Editor to build readership and revenue.

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant tertiary qualification and have at least 2 years experience in a similar role, preferably with experience in the education sector.  Familiarity with online publishing tools and experience in digital editing/production will be highly regarded.

This is a full or part time opportunity for an initial period of 2 years based in either the ACER Melbourne or Sydney offices.

Enquires may be directed to Ralph Saubern, Director of ACER Professional Resources on 03 9277 5500.

Applications close: Wednesday, 27th November 2013 05:00 PM

Apply for the position via the ACER website.