West Publishing Desk Editor/Copy Editor in Eagan, Minnesota
Job Description ROLE PURPOSE To ensure our clients receive timely, relevant, high quality content/stories that meet the company's ethical guidelines. RESPONSIBILITIES Move relevant, high quality content to our internal and external clients quickly with accurate articles, ensuring all stories meet our ethical guidelines and are free from legal dangers. May perform other newsroom duties such as research and media monitoring duties using all reference tools available. At a more senior level, help the editor in charge run the shift, answering client and author queries, and to advise the team on how best to produce the final well-edited and relevant story file. SCOPE & IMPACT Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of desk editors, authors and editors. Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between desk editors, authors and editors. Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed. TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES Excellent grammar skills. Proficient in AP Style. Strong awareness of legal dangers. Good news judgment and ability to prioritize stories and deadlines. Good English language writing ability; fluency in English comprehension. RELATIONSHIPS: INTERNAL / EXTERNAL Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of authors, editors and desk editors. Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between authors, editors and desk editors. Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed. Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization. Qualifications EXPERIENCE 1-2 years news editing experience. AP style required. EDUCATION BA (Journalism or English) preferred but not required. At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities. Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us. To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers. More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com. "According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the H-1B visa cap has been met for the 2017 fiscal year (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017)." Locations United States of America-Minnesota-Eagan-USA-Eagan-610 Opperman Dr United States of America-Pennsylvania-Wayne-USA-Wayne-175 Strafford Ave As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace.