American Heart Association Assistant Managing Editor in Chicago, Illinois
Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?
Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!
This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.
The Assistant Managing Editor is responsible for assisting the Managing Editor(s) with day-to-day operations of the editorial office by providing administrative management and support to authors, editors, reviewers, and the Publisher.
Essential Job Duties:
Provides support to move submitted materials through the peer or editorial review process. Coordinates and supervises manuscripts, statements, or other documents with authors, editors, and reviewers to ensure all comply with the requirements of the AHA review process through to the transfer of accepted articles or manuscripts to the Publisher.
Ensure scientific statements, manuscripts (at all stages), special content are prepared to meet review schedules and deadlines.
Prepare and format manuscripts for publication.
Coordinate volunteer committee agendas, assist with online formatting or communication (social media support) or coordinate special project assignments.
Prepare and update status reports, budget documentation, and publication schedules.
Build and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, editors, and other publication support professionals.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
2 to 5 years’ experience (intermediate)
Proficient with computer-based tracking systems for editorial and project management
Basic knowledge of editorial development and review in scientific journal or book publishing
Project management experience
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.
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Posted Date 1 week ago (9/15/2022 11:47 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-9224
Job Category Science & Research
Additional Locations Diversity Distribution US - Top 47
Position Type Full Time