RELX Group Editor, Global Production - RBI - Houston in Houston, Texas
Editor, Global Production - RBI - Houston
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Copy Editor - RBI - Houston
RBI's global production department is looking for a dynamic individual to become its Copy Editor.
We are looking for someone who has impeccable interpersonal skills, the confidence to challenge what is being said in the copy, and the ability to manage numerous projects at the same time.
The successful candidate would enjoy a fast-paced role in a busy publishing environment, and have a keen eye for detail to ensure the highest standards of our portfolio are maintained. Keeping your sense of humor while working under pressure is essential.
The Houston copy editors form part of a 24-hour global production team that performs critical functions for some of RBI’s leading brands – ICIS, Flightglobal, Estates Gazette and Farmers Weekly.
With offices in London, Houston, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Singapore, the team is responsible for design and layout, copy editing, translation and digital and print production for such diverse products as daily pricing reports to weekly magazines and daily newspapers through to building websites.
Edit copy with a particular focus on accuracy and the logic of the reporting, ensuring the copy is easy to understand and corrections are avoided
Edit copy according to the requirements of the business
Develop the ability to determine whether the text of reports supports the price assessments
Ensure style is enforced and legal problems are identified
Identify opportunities within the copy for alternative ways of presenting the story – infographics, tables or graphs – and create/edit such elements using data visualization software
Complete work quickly and to deadlines
Keep accurate and comprehensive records of editorial metrics
Complete layout tasks in InDesign to a high standard
Some travel may be involved
Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in English, communications, journalism, business, science or related fields
Professional experience in a communications or publishing environment
Expert user of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Basic knowledge of page-layout software
Proficiency with the Adobe suite (InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop) is a plus
Experience using content management systems (CMS) is a plus
Experience using Tableau and Infogram is a plus
Knowledge of energy (oil & gas), chemicals or aerospace industries is a plus. Has confidence when dealing with figures, such as financial results or commodities pricing
Fluency in Spanish (writing and speaking) is a plus
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US
About Reed Business Information:
Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.
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RBI General Benefits Package
401k match of 5%
18 Days Holiday
Paid Charity Days – 2 days per year
Benefits start the upon hire date
Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries
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