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Technical Editor needed at Relx

Job title : Technical Editor

Job Location : Gauteng,

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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About the Role

As a Technical Editor, you will be part of the LN Global Legislation team and support the UK team to deliver Halsbury’s Statutes, Halsbury’s Statutory Instruments and Butterworths Handbooks publications in all media, using the most operationally efficient processes.

Responsibilities

  • Updating publications with new legislation and their amendments, following house style.
  • Ensuring all material included is accurate by conducting detailed legal research and closely monitoring legal developments.
  • Planning, organizing and editing material for publication as discrete volumes/titles, liaising with senior team members and others with regards to content
  • Collaborating closely with production team and deal with day-to-day operational problems that occur within own area.
  • Respond effectively, and in a timely, professional manner, to queries from external and internal customers.
  • Contributing to commercial development/enhancement of the product as appropriate, generating ideas to improve functionality (online or offline) of content.
  • Helping to identify and drive cost savings and revenue enhancing/protecting opportunities across team and department.

Requirements

  • Experience in legal publishing and/or legal practice experience.
  • Experience demonstrating a clear understanding of the way English and Welsh law develops and of conducting independent legal research.
  • Possess editorial skills and excellent written English. Ability to understand, navigate and present complex legal material articulately and accurately.
  • Show interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and professional manner for routine contact with geographically diverse authors/consultants, colleagues, customers and vendors.
  • Have time management skills to meet rigid and frequent deadlines.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), familiarity with content management systems, and an interest in learning new systems/technologies.

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