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Technical Editor needed at LexisNexis

Job title : Technical Editor

Job Location : Gauteng,

Deadline : April 06, 2024

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About the Role

As an Editor you will write headnotes for UK Law Report titles. You will be ensuring their accuracy, quality and timeliness, whilst collaborating and coordinating with other team members to meet publishing schedules.

Responsibilities

  • Writing accurate headnotes for publication across the UK Law Reports portfolio, to requisite quality, house style, within agreed timelines
  • Flagging concerns around anonymization, reporting restrictions and any other matter that may impact the reportability of a judgment
  • Working collaboratively with the UK Editorial team to meet scheduling needs. Continue to meet editorial, stylistic and functional standards required by customers . Edit and style material in the relevant format, using templates where relevant.
  • Attending training sessions as required, taking onboard feedback for improvement and performing other duties as reasonably requested
  • Flagging risks to publishing schedules and respond effectively in a timely, professional manner, to queries from the UK Editorial team
  • Assisting in project work as appropriate to support new business initiatives, mentoring and supervision of less experienced staff where required

Requirements

  • Solid experience in editorial/legal publishing or case summarization and showing interest in the law
  • Excellent verbal, editing skills and written English, the ability to understand, navigate and present complex legal materials
  • Good interpersonal skills, positive attitude and professionalism
  • Have good time management skills to meet rigid and frequent deadlines
  • Have workable knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), SharePoint and an interest in learning new systems/technologies
  • Able to adapt to working practices in response to changing business demands
  • Able to work independently and determine appropriate methodology to work toward a defined goal, asking for direction/assistance as necessary

How to Apply for this Offer

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