We are looking for a bright, flexible, and detail-oriented editor to support our team. Excellent writing and grammar are a must as is the ability to spot formatting issues (e.g., spacing, font style and size, layout inconsistencies, etc.). To best support our team, we seek an editor with either an existing familiarity with our profession or a willingness and ability to learn about it.
The Editor Position supports our Training and Certifications team which generates resources, including articles, white papers, case studies, webinars, training, and content and programming for ARMA’s annual conference.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Edit content created by our Education, Publications, and Certifications team, including articles, white papers, case studies, webinars, training, and content and programming for ARMA’s annual conference.
Edit content created by volunteers, speakers, and business partners as required in support of the Education, Publications, and Certifications team.
Support marketing efforts by drafting and editing communications, marketing materials, and newsletters in support of the Training and Certifications team. In this role, you will work on the Training and Certifications team but work closely with other internal and/or external departments and resources.
ARMA is the world's leading membership organization serving almost 6,000 professionals who manage and govern information.
ARMA International is the community of records management, information management, and information governance professionals who harness the benefits and reduce the risks of information.
ARMA provides resources, education, certification, and unparalleled networking opportunities. We set the standards and best practices that you leverage to address your full information lifecycle. When it comes to managing an organization’s most vital asset – information – ARMA has the comprehensive resources to secure your success.
Members of the ARMA community are advancing their careers and helping to shape the future of the information profession. ARMA is first and foremost, a community - JOIN the leading community of information professionals by becoming a Professional Member today.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the following education, experience, competencies, and language skills:
Education, Competencies and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Media or related field preferred.
5+ years demonstrated excellence in content creation or editing.
Experience in a lead editing role, demonstrating discernment and judgement.
Successful in a dynamic environment with rapid development of content.
Ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in priorities and tasks.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.
Excellent technical writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
Strong communication, analytical thinking, and critical thinking skills.
Experience in the development of presentations.
Skill in working with Microsoft Office 365 applications, Adobe Creative Suite, Canva and Smartsheets preferred.
Working knowledge of Articulate 360 and/or Adobe Captivate a plus.
Experience with basic website editing (HTML, CSS) preferred.
Language Skills (includes mental, verbal, writing skills)
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with customers and coworkers.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Attention to grammar and writing etiquette is critical.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to Association management, Association members and other Staff Members of the Association.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, rules, policies, and procedures that may be furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ensures understanding by asking clarifying questions.
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND MEASURES
Complete all responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner to meet customer needs and remain cost effective
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to stand; walk, sit; speak; hear; see; use hands to handle objects.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The employee is routinely required to lift and carry objects up to 20 lbs.
Must be able to listen and speak with a variety of individuals inside and outside the organization.
Must be able to concentrate/focus with constant interruptions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically be in an office environment.
This is a remote position.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 38106
About ARMA International
ARMA International is a community of professionals in the information management and information governance industry, providing educational resources and networking opportunities at home and around the world.