West Publishing Corporation Senior Associate Editor, Privacy & Data Security in New York, New York

Job Description

  • Working with Privacy and Data Security (P&DS) editors on researching, drafting, and editing core resources and presentation materials, including Q&As, practice notes, checklists, standard documents, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Researching, drafting, and editing resources and presentation materials with minimal senior editor supervision.
  • Working with P&DS editors on researching and editing resources from external authors.
  • Liaising with external authors regarding original contributions and updates of Practical Law resources.
  • Maintaining the Practical Law P&DS pages on various Thomson Reuters products.
  • Maintaining core resources.
  • If applicable, generating periodic e-mails on current legal developments of interest to subscribers.
  • Additional tasks as needed.

Reports to Managing Editor, Privacy & Data Security

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  • JD plus 3+ years' legal experience (law firm or in-house).
  • Ability to draft high-quality resources, including:
    • close attention to detail;
    • good command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English; and
    • ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and succinctly.
  • Ability to research, draft and edit a variety of core resources, including Q&As, practice notes, standard documents, checklists, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively with members of various teams (editorial, sales and marketing), with minimal supervision.
  • Capacity to take on and effectively organize and manage additional projects.
  • Knowledge of privacy and data security law is preferred.

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