Job Description: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's healthcare, has an opportunity managing the development, review, and posting of new and revised content for AAP's digital publications. The Digital Solutions Editor will be responsible for developing and organizing content for AAP mobile apps platforms, Web sites, video resources, visual image databases, Webinars, and social media outlets. This position will work with high level professionals including internal staff, external vendors, and medical editors on the overall management and direction of our digital publications.
Experience: Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or communications required including some coursework in science, medicine, and/or health. Five to seven years' experience in writing, editing, acquisitions, and/or electronic publishing required. Some experience with mobile app and Web site development required. Knowledge of medical terminology, familiarity with current print and electronic publishing processes and technologies, including working with editors and negotiating publishing contracts is essential. Experience with professional medical or trade publisher and author acquisitions highly desirable. Candidates must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously; some travel and weekend work may be required.
How To Apply: The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a very comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an EOE/AA (M/F/D/V) employer that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: American Academy of Pediatrics Attn: HR/TWJ/647 141 Northwest Point Blvd. Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 FAX: 847-228-5099 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org www.aap.org EOE
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