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Associate Editors work for print and online publications and are responsible for reviewing and editing copies. Other duties seen on an Associate Editor example resume are assisting senior editors, conducting research, fact-checking information, writing headlines, identifying and removing typos, and running spell checks. Our collection of Associate Editor resume samples reveals the following job requirements: excellent writing skills, command of the English language, decision-making, attention to details, multitasking, teamwork, communication abilities, and computer competences. Degrees in English and journalism are common among Associate Editors.

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Associate Editor (science)

Maximize success of publications for plastic-related technology books by producing best-in-class content aligned to objectives and standards. Drive publication processes by leading and guiding editorial teams throughout project phases, from manuscript submission to publication.

  • Achieved standards of excellence by overseeing publication of over 50 technical books.
  • Collaborated with global selection of authors located throughout France, Germany, China, New Zealand, Japan, Austria, Canada, Greece, United States.
  • Pioneered success of complex book projects of up to 1,500 pages, 25 authors, and 3 outside contractors.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MA
Education
2

Associate Editor

Headed communication between the Reference Division and the US/UK Academic and Medicine Divisions by acting as point-person for all pre-production queries and processes.

  • Facilitated resolution of manuscript queries related to style, content, and image requirements.
  • Editorial lead of oxfordhandbooks.com monthly updates; collaborated with XML content specialists, digital publishing analysts, and offshore suppliers to verify accurate metadata and deliver content listing; facilitated intellectual property management; and produced royalties reports and quarterly collections lists, all under strict deadlines.
  • Implemented in-house manuscript tracking system and reduced article TAT by 33%.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
3

Associate Editor

Created, updated, and maintained the website and other online marketing outlets

  • Designed all advertisements for the journal and the businesses advertising in the print issues
  • Collaborated to plan each issue, as well as a successful fundraiser and two book release parties
  • Solicited written and visual art from established artists
  • Edited, proofread, and reviewed all content, artwork, and design layouts
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Journalism & Technical Communication
MA
Poetics
4

Associate Editor

Conceived, planned, and pitched book series in science, literature, biography, world events, and other nonfiction areas; projected production costs and margins; recruited, contracted, and managed content experts, reviewers, consulting editors, and authors; developed manuscripts and reviewed for content, style, and reading level; outsourced and reviewed copyediting; coordinated designs and art programs; led production and design meetings; crafted marketing copy; reviewed/managed proof. Approx. 75 titles, with contributions to many more.

  • Acquired content from high-profile figures, including high-ranking members of the U.S. intelligence community, a U.S. Representative, a former White House counsel and current Deputy Secretary of State, the Speaker of the U.S. House, a former U.S. Attorney General, the director of U.S. forces in the Middle East in the first Gulf War, and a former First Lady
  • Reworked standard book and series designs; developed several innovative projects that attracted positive attention from media reviewers and parent company. Legal/debate series Point/Counterpoint was packaged with NPR's Justice Talking
  • Created house and book-specific style guides, combining elements of CMS and MLA styles; adjusted manuscripts to reading and interest levels of intended audience
  • Presented product lines to focus groups and company sales force and at conventions of the American Library Association and the Modern Language Association
  • Consulted on meta-projects that included new Web and database design and product classification schemes
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Comparative Literature; French Language And Literature
Public Health
Postgraduate Fellow
5

Associate Editor

  • Responsible for $15m product pipeline for higher education markets.
  • Supported offsite Publisher in acquiring product, with attendant responsibilities in author management, creating P&L statements, bi-yearly budget reviews, conference work, and yearly sales meeting presentations.
  • Project managed dozens of texts simultaneously, including single-author and large contributed works, both pre- and post-publication, developing close relationships with content creators.
  • Performed extensive content development of manuscripts and ancillary materials to ensure products are pedagogically sound and met competitive market needs.
  • Assisted in creation and implementation of company-wide workflow and documentation for digital product line, online course and curriculum development, eBooks, and video simulations, working with all departments to ensure that editorial needs and concerns were met.
  • Management of two direct reports including performance evaluation and career development, administration of important team communications, and organization of training for new hires.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Literature
MA
Master of Arts
6

Associate Editor, Social Studies

  • In consultation with subject matter experts, wrote approximately 25 unique chapters of five different U.S. history, world history, and geography text books. Devised lesson plans and tests.
  • Developed and edited features, activities, and tests submitted by external contract workers.
  • Researched topics in current pedagogy and U.S. and world history and geography.
  • Coordinated with editorial team and in-house design and production staff.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Political Science And Anthropology
MA
Middle East Studies
7

Associate Editor

  • Generated engaging content for a men's lifestyle online publication.
  • Managed and developed the network of freelancers (writers, photographers, producers).
  • Responsible for editing the incoming content from freelancers.
  • Wrote socially engaging, entertaining, and informative articles for the men's publication and its social media accounts.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Liberal Studies
BA
Communication
8

Associate Editor/arts Writer/senior Spotlight Editor

  • Covered high school and community sports in Albany County, which entailed statistical analysis
  • Interviewed and wrote features about people involved in sports or the local arts community
  • Paginated sports sections and select news pages for two weekly editions and weekly arts magazine
  • Coordinated with coworkers to make certain no work is duplicated and mistakes are eliminated before publication
  • Edited and laid out monthly magazine geared toward Capital District senior community
  • Took and edited pictures of sporting events for photo galleries
  • Updated web site and social media platforms
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BA
English
9

Associate Editor

Execute and oversee all digital lifestyle content under "Off Hours" vertical

  • Manage six lifestyle freelance contributors; including correspondence, editing, sending feedback and scheduling out content on edit calendar
  • Collaborate on content strategy across all verticals with Head of Content
  • Assign travel, nightlife and style blog posts based on relevant news and traffic trends in analytics
  • Select editorial content for [company name].com newsletter, which has over 400k subscribers
  • Identify, hire and retain top digital talent, including freelance contributors
  • Write front of book copy for [company name] Magazine
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Journalism & Psychology
10

Associate Editor

As part of small team, created and launched daily news publication Billboard Bulletin.

  • Assigned, edited, and wrote news stories.
  • Prioritized stories and wrote headlines.
  • Oversaw layout and production.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Laude, English And American Literature

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