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Title: Development Editor
Description: The Water Environment Federation is seeking a Development Editor to join its Journals and Books team. This position coordinates development of operations-related educational materials, including operator fact sheets; provides support for other technical publications in development; and ensures editorial quality control of copyedited and typeset pages.

Principal Functions:

• Provides coordination of publications and educational materials according to Technical Practice Committee and/or WEF established procedures.
• Provides editorial quality control of technical content according to APA and WEF style guidelines
• Constructs final documents for production and publication.
• Reviews copyedited drafts and page proofs.
• Revises content as necessary for consistency, style, clarity, and reading-level appropriateness.
• Collaborates with Journals and Books, Education and Training, Marketing/Creative Services, and other teams to ensure the release of high-quality products.
• Completes tasks in a timely manner to meet agreed-upon deadlines.
• Other duties as assigned
Requirements: Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Science or Arts
• 2+ years editorial experience
• Strong customer service orientation
• Excellent organizational skills, with capacity to manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize effectively
• Computer literate with Word and Adobe proficiency
• Strong initiative, with ability to work independently, anticipate and troubleshoot problems, and meet deadlines
• Ability to quickly learn and master new technologies and processes
• Exceptional editorial skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills

This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment.

WEF is an equal opportunity employer
Location: Alexandria, VA
How To Apply For This Job: Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to
Date Posted: 1/23/2019

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