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Company Name:
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Washington, Dist. Columbia
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Associate Editor

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the premier not-for-profit organization for women's health care. Comprised of over 58,000 physician-members who are experts in women's health care, ACOG provides to its members the highest quality education opportunities, practice-oriented resources, research, advocacy, and organizational support. With headquarters located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit us at


The College is currently seeking an Associate Editor to provide editorial and document development suppor to the Managing Editor in the Practice Activities Division. The Associate Editor will also provide editorial and logisitical support to ongoing Division activities and short-term projects that focus on clinical document development.

  • Provide editorial and administrative support to Managing Editor
  • Assist Managing Editor with revision of manuscripts in development
  • Copy edit manuscripts for content, consistency, style, grammar/punctuation and proofread documents at each stage of development
  • Review manuscripts for consistency with ACOG guidelines
  • Resolve queries through follow-up or research
  • Write brief, descriptive abstracts for selected documents
  • Coordinate manuscript processing and tracking
  • Follow up to ensure that all materials are recieved in a timely fashion
  • Request presmission to borrow materials under copyright
  • Convert computer files from authors and outside departments
  • Revise manuscripts to include preparation of technical and complex tabular material
  • Format manuscripts for production
  • Coordinate manuscript for review and monitor progress
  • Organize and retain computer files of manuscript revisions, maintain editorial schedule and database
  • Provide document and logistic support for meetings
  • Compile all necessary agenda items and backgroud materials for Guidelines books in development including relevant College publications, as assigned
  • Copy and distribute manuscripts/proofs
  • Attend task for and committee meetins as necessary to document and incorporate manuscript changes electronically in real time and to combine/consolidate manuscript changes post meeting
Job Requirements Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 2-4 years of professional editing experience preferred
  • Experience editing, proofreading, preferably medical, scientific, or technical publications
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and AMA style preferred
  • Knowledge of computers, including Windows, MS Word, and Internet applications
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with multiple staff and ACOG members and consultants, to meet deadlines, and to handle a diverse work load
  • Ability to organize projects, provide administrative suppport, follow directions and complete assignments without supervision, show good judgment, and pay attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work on several projects at once
  • Interest in women's healthcare issues preferred
  • Experience in staffing committees with document development helpful



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