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Research Editor, IDC, Framingham, Mass.

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    International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology,
    Message 1 of 1 , May 4, 2010
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      International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 46 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

      IDC's Publishing Services and Technologies group is seeking a Research Editor to copyedit and proofread information technology market research documents in a deadline-driven publishing environment. This position offers the editor with three to five years of experience the opportunity to work with a successful international publishing team, with a heavy emphasis on mentoring, guiding, and providing feedback to junior members of the editorial staff.

      A BA degree in English or journalism is required along with at least three years of editing experience, ideally in an IT environment. Applicants must have experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. A solid knowledge of grammar and usage is necessary, along with the ability to learn IDC's style and the complexities of IDC's research architecture. An ability to multitask is necessary, as well as a willingness to learn additional steps in the publication process, such as document formatting, proofreading, and electronic publishing. Experience with checking data in Excel tables and figures is a plus.

      The editor must possess the ability to make editorial decisions quickly and correctly. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are necessary, as there is considerable interaction with IDC analysts, editors, and other members of the publishing team. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

      IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IDC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, handicap, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy-related conditions, or political beliefs.

      Interested applicants can apply by e-mailing their resume to idc_jobs@... (please reference #2342) or by applying online at http://www.idc.com/about/careers.jsp

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