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Jr. Writer/Editorial Assistant

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Our client in Alexandria is looking for a Jr. Writer/Editorial Assistant

The Jr. Writer/Editorial Assistant will support staff in the production and publishing of journals, magazines, books, newsletters, marketing materials, and online content.

Qualifications and Training

BA, preferably in relevant field such as journalism, media studies or English. Knowledge of healthcare helpful but not necessary. Previous writing or editing experience essential, preferably in news arena.

Key Skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Adaptable
• Work well under pressure
• Capable of meeting deadlines
• Administrative skills
• Proficiency with IT packages like Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
• Proofreading skills


Routine Editorial Duties
• Writing and editing copy
• Proofreading and checking the accuracy of articles
• Planning and organizing projects
• Researching news stories and monitoring news feed
• Commissioning articles
• Working with authors, staff, designers and printers

Specific Duties
• Edit and manage newsletters
• Monitor and maintain newsfeeds
• Proofread materials, including brochures, magazines, marketing materials, surveys, compendiums
• Work with the client on messaging, including social media messaging, and all editorial projects
• Perform audits on company website for accuracy and timeliness
• Collaborate on writing for marketing materials for association meetings and resources

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