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Managing Editor, Consumer Books

ACOG National Office
Washington, DC 20024
  • Job Code
    114368657

Overview

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a Managing Editor, Consumer Books to manage ACOG's development, launch, and ongoing success of a new line of consumer health books



Responsibilities

  • Create content strategy and business plan for each new or revised book in consultation with the Publisher and Product Officer and the Director of Patient Education. Support market research efforts to inform and validate strategy.
  • Recruit ACOG members for each book's editorial board. Organize meetings and calls to develop outlines and conduct physician reviews.
  • Vet and hire freelance writers for each project. Work with Legal and Finance to prepare work contracts and payment schedules. Monitorfreelance writer progress and provide resources as needed.
  • Create and manage schedules for all book projects.
  • Conduct developmental editing of draft manuscripts before passing to Editorial team for copyediting.
  • Partner with marketing colleagues on product launches and contribute collateral copy as needed.
  • Monitor product activity and sales. Prepare status and sales reports for internal and external stakeholders as needed.
  • Independently pursue market research activities and competitive benchmarking to bring new concepts to senior staff.
  • Participate in meetings of the Patient Education Review panel as needed.
  • Direct and support other department activities as assigned.
<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif;">American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a <strong>Managing Editor, Consumer Books </strong>to manage ACOG's development, launch, and ongoing success of a new line of consumer health books</span></span></p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Create content strategy and business plan for each new or revised book in consultation with the Publisher and Product Officer and the Director of Patient Education. Support market research efforts to inform and validate strategy.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Recruit ACOG members for each book's editorial board. Organize meetings and calls to develop outlines and conduct physician reviews.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Vet and hire freelance writers for each project. Work with Legal and Finance to prepare work contracts and payment schedules. Monitor</span>freelance writer progress and provide resources as needed.</li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Create and manage schedules for all book projects.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Conduct developmental editing of draft manuscripts before passing to Editorial team for copyediting.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Partner with marketing colleagues on product launches and contribute collateral copy as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Monitor product activity and sales. Prepare status and sales reports for internal and external stakeholders as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Independently pursue market research activities and competitive benchmarking to bring new concepts to senior staff.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Participate in meetings of the Patient Education Review panel as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Direct and support other department activities as assigned.</span></li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ljP6X1F2oLp6Hbo4u4mJK"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, publishing, or related fields. Master's degree in publishing a plus.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in developmental editing, preferably in a medical society or nonprofit environments.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Superior writing, editing, and organizational skills.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Understanding of plain language principles and ability to translate medical information for patients.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Demonstrated ability to manage multiple project simultaneously.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Ability to think strategically through projects and communicate ideas effectively.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with internal teams.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Ability to work closely with physician editorial boards and reviewers.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Knowledge of medical nomenclature and terminology; familiarity with ob-gyn a plus.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft OneDrive, and publishing platforms.<strong><br /></strong></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;"><strong>About ACOG </strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: calibri, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Home to more than 58,000 women's health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women's health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you're part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women's health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women's health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women's health. </span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;"><strong>Our Perks</strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">Paid Parental Leave Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Flexible work schedule Commuting Allowance Generous Paid Time Off Holiday Pay Life Insurance Community Volunteering Opportunities Generous 401(k) Company Contributions Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement Company-Sponsored Team Outings and more!</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center;"><span style="color: #000000;"><em><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 8pt;">ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: </span><a style="color: #000000;" href="https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="font-size: 8pt;">EEO is the Law</span></a><span style="font-size: 8pt;">. The College also participates in </span><a style="color: #000000;" href="https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish-DA.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="font-size: 8pt;">E-Verify</span></a><span style="font-size: 8pt;">.</span></span></em></span></p><p>PI114368657</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-07 Expires: 2019-11-07

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