Posted 3 weeks ago

Editorial Assistant

Company: American Academy of Pediatrics
Category: Editing


Type: Full Time

American Academy of Pediatrics has an Editorial Assistant position open. This position will provide editorial and project support for Publishing activities, ensuring compliance with all deadlines, due dates, and schedules. Responsibilities are the following:

  • Prepare all contracts and consulting agreements as directed.
  • Obtain appropriate conflict of interest (COI) disclosures from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) authors, editors, contributors, and editorial boards. Serve as department liaison to the AAP Compliance Specialist.
  • Obtain appropriate permissions for use of outside material for AAP publications.
  • Create art logs and track use of AAP digital assets.
  • Assist with manuscript development tasks as directed, including transferring edits, making corrections, and proofreading.
  • Assist with copyediting of manuscripts, catalogs, and other promotional materials.
  • Provide project management support for editorial, production, and journal publishing staff.
  • Assist with journal publishing activities, including manuscript submissions, proofreading, building CME quizzes online, and tagging AAP policies.
  • Perform quality checks of all new submissions and format review of book and journal manuscripts accepted for publication.
  • Route manuscripts, chapters, and articles to appropriate reviewers.
  • Assist with the planning of live and virtual meetings and conference calls.
  • Respond to routine publishing inquiries.