The Publishing Coordinator provides support and responsibility for all administrative duties for the Publishing Department. The Coordinator works with Publishing staff and the Marketing department to assist with all marketing campaigns for AHLA’s varied publications. This position will have editorial responsibilities to support the development and publication of content in a full range of formats.
The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) serves as a public resource on health law issues, electing not to advocate for or against any particular policy proposals, but to produce the highest quality nonpartisan educational programs, products, and services concerning health law issues.
Work with other departments to ensure that all Resource Center materials are shipped on time, set up and take down the exhibit, and staffs the Resource Center as needed.
Work with the Publishing and Programs staff to assist in capturing all audio from in-person conferences.
Editorial work on member and non-dues publications. This includes formatting manuscript in Microsoft Word, removing tabs and lists, tagging design elements, applying styles, numbering/re-numbering, making styles consistent across chapters and publications, including footnotes; creating redlines, proofreading legal text, applying changes per a style sheet, reviewing call outs and exhibits, verifying URLs, and querying authors and editors for needed follow up; proofing pages using Adobe .pdf markup tools.
Entry of all author information into our member database to support volunteer recognition and data analytics; other CRM-related tasks such as customer services inquiries and postal mailings.
Support for content permissions and copyright activities for all AHLA publications and resources.
Assist with social media marketing within the department, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and SproutSocial.
Administrative duties related to law student internship and externship programs (mailings, scheduling, copying, etc.).
Support for website operations relating to content, including functionality testing on website pages, posting and retiring content on the site, tagging and other related knowledge management activities, uploading files to maintain the currency of the Health Law Archive and the Practice Group Topical Libraries.
Track and compile product sales data spreadsheets and displays for analysis.
Resolution of customer service issues relating to publications.
Bachelor degree required.
Two to four years of broad-based editorial experience at a non-profit membership association or similar organization.
Extensive experience handling mail merges in Microsoft Office and building spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel.
Knowledge of, or familiarity with, HTML, and Sharepoint preferable.
Demonstrated ability to write effectively and clearly for various audiences, editing and proofreading skills.
Strong oral communication skills, customer service and teaming/cooperative skills for continual interaction with staff and contact with authors and members.
Demonstrated skills at juggling competing demands and prioritizing assignments.
Independent and effective time management with excellent organizational skills and ability to meet assigned deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse and partially remote team and with other employees to meet shared goals.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
To Apply Simply email your resume and cover letter including salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Publishing Coordinator” as the subject of the email.
Additional Salary Information: We offer an excellent compensation package including health, dental, and life insurance; long-term and short-term disability; retirement and 401(k) plans; 10 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; telecommuting and more.
About American Health Lawyers Association
Major changes are sweeping throughout the United States healthcare system. With the importance of complying with the law’s many regulations, the need for quality education for lawyers in the field of health law has never been higher.
The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) is the nation's largest nonprofit educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field. AHLA addresses the issues facing our nearly 14,000 members by providing resources to those who practice in law firms, government, in-house settings, and academia, as well as educating the entire spectrum of the health industry: physicians, hospitals and health systems, health maintenance organizations, health insurers, life sciences professionals, managed care companies, nursing facilities, home care providers, and consumers.
With such a wide range of complex and often confusing information regarding health law, everyone needs trustworthy information. AHLA serves as a public resource on health law issues, electing not to advocate for or against any particular policy proposals, but to produce the highest quality nonpartisan educational programs, products, and services concerning health law issues.