• Editorial Assistant

    Job Location US-DC
    Job ID
    10325
    Job Location
    United States
    Category
    Administrative
  • Overview

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. AIR’s Research and Evaluation area is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join our team.

    Responsibilities

    1. Perform quality control reviews of statistical tables, graphics, and text to improve consistency/correctness of data, conformity to grammatical principles and style guidelines, and logic/consistency/readability of language.
    2. Work collaboratively with authors, editors, and other staff to resolve issues. Consult and provide guidance about style, grammar, word choice, and other editorial matters as needed.
    3. Work with authors to respond appropriately and accurately to client and external reviewer comments. Ensure that revisions based on reviewer comments are correctly incorporated into final documents.

    Qualifications

    -Bachelor's degree
    -Excellent proofreading, language, and analytic skills.
    -Ability to focus on details within a complex document.
    -Efficient writing skills.
    -Ability to collaborate within a team environment.
    -Ability to organize work and follow through independently.
    -Ability to adapt to changing deadlines and work priorities.
    -Proficiency within Windows environment and with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel.
    -Previous technical proofreading or copy-editing experience is a plus.
    -Familiarity with style guides and proofreading marks is a plus.

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