A small national trade association in Reston, VA seeks highly organized, independent individual for immediate opening as sole editor. This key position is responsible for editing the publications (monthly technical magazine, newsletter, annual directory, and website content), crafting of communications pieces (press releases and some articles), website management (including design and content updates), and committee support.
Candidates should be a seasoned career professional that possesses excellent editorial and grammatical knowledge and has at least three years experience excelling at writing and editing technical and scientific articles for grammar, content, style, and substance. Candidates must possess excellent communications (written and verbal), research, and organizational skills and be proficient in InDesign. Candidates must be able to work independently and efficiently, meet deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a busy, deadline-oriented environment.
Besides editing all documents for the company, this position is responsible for managing the website content and changes, IT, and related vendors as well as other office systems. Knowledge of Dreamweaver/ColdFusion and/or IT is a huge plus.
Not an entry level position. Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, or related field is required. Specialized training in copy editing and proofreading highly desirable and a Masters degree in journalism is a plus. Strong working knowledge of and direct experience with the Chicago Manual of Style is preferred. Candidates will be given an editing test and will need to provide unedited writing samples. Email cover letter and resume with current salary history to jobs@...
. Salary will commensurate with experience. No phone calls.
The National Insulation Association (NIA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing both the merit (open shop) and union contractors, distributors, laminators, fabricators, and manufacturers that provide thermal insulation, insulation accessories, and components to the commercial, mechanical, and industrial markets throughout the nation. Since 1953, the Reston, Virginiabased association has been the voice of the insulation industry and is dedicated to keeping the commercial and industrial insulation industry up to date on the latest industry trends and technologies.
NIA publishes Insulation Outlook magazine which covers the often-overlooked benefits of insulationits ability to save energy, protect personnel, increase process efficiency, save money, control condensation, reduce noise exposure, and even protect against fire. Our audience of more than 11,500 insulation end users includes include engineers, specifiers, building managers and owners. Insulation Outlook is the only international publication devoted exclusively to industrial and commercial insulation applications, products, and markets.