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American Heart Association Assistant Managing Editor in Lexington, Kentucky

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Managing Editor in our National Center. Location of selected candidate is flexible (remote/home based is accepted.

The Assistant Managing Editor assists the Managing Editor with the day-to-day operations of the editorial office by providing administrative management and support to authors, editors, reviewers, and the Publisher.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assists with manuscript peer review and tracking system, ensuring author, editor, & reviewer compliance, at all stages from the peer review process through to the transfer of accepted articles to the Publisher.

  • Manage project timelines and deadline compliance, while effectively communicating project statuses and related information as required.

  • Utilize vendor and/or AHA systems (e.g. E1, COI, etc.) efficiently and competently to complete duties/projects.

  • Successfully complete multiple duties and projects while managing competing demands and priorities.

  • Contributes to departmental goals by maintaining ongoing working knowledge of department's budget, policies, and procedures.

  • Work with the Office of Science Operations and other AHA department to meet department goals.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, or a related field of study.

  • Minimum of two (2) years professional related experience.

  • Strong knowledge of and familiarity with computer-based tracking systems for editorial and project management, especially peer review management software.

  • Project management experience with the ability to multi-task and accept new projects as they come up.

  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills.

  • Demonstrated customer service skills.

  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

Compensation & Benefits

Salary:

Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://heart.jobs/rewards-and-benefits/

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (9/28/2021 7:24 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7542

Job Family Group Science and Research

Job Category Science & Research

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution US - Top 50

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Location: Lexington,KY

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