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Content Editor in Boca Raton, FL at ProQuest

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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ProQuest – Who we are…


Content Editor


What will I be doing?

Living in a digital age where impartial news is hard to find, our Content Editors strive to create and curate unbiased educational resources for the world’s youth. Our team works hard behind the scenes to identify the most accurate and compelling content from various geographic areas for our K-12 products. We are passionate about our work and the impact it has on education and academics! 


Creating content is a routine task; summarizing current events and historical moments to deliver the most relevant facts and information so strong writing skills are required. Proactively identifying opportunities for efficiency, improvement and quality will make you a prime candidate.


If you’ve been looking for the next step in your career,  to  make your work more meaningful, or  to  just get  a change of scenery, keep reading! 


In this position, you will also...

•  Identify source materials for product coverage.

•   Research, review and monitor  a variety of  sources including print, electronic, and individual contacts.   

•  Enter data in content management system.

•  Understand and utilize customer data and market trends to determine value-add needed to attain market-based objectives.

•  Actively participate in departmental meetings, planning and discussions.


Reasons you should apply...

1. You love learning, sharing your knowledge, and expanding the knowledge base of others!

2. You’re a skilled researcher and writer eager to flex your brain muscle.

3. We value our flexible environment and are accommodating for both collaborative and independent working-styles.

4. You love running your desk; owning your daily responsibilities and prioritization.


This job may not be a fit if...

1.  You are not afflicted by ATD: Attention to Detail

2. A quiet, “library-like environment” does not align with your work style.

3. You’re not an experienced or skilled writer, editor or reviewer and you’re not particularly interested in refining your skills as one. 

4. You’re only interested in creative writing (sorry! This one is for the researchers and edu-authors)


Qualified Candidates must have…

• Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.

• Ability to maintain and develop good business relationships.

• Ability to interact effectively with outside contacts by telephone, in person and all forms of written communication.


Superstar Candidates will ALSO have…

• Graduate coursework or equivalent experience in Publishing, Business, Library/Information Science, or Customer Service.

• At least one year of experience working with periodicals, periodical acquisitions or a related area.

• Copy Editing experience

• Understanding of data formats for electronic content (TIFF, JPEG, GIF, PDF, HTML, SGML, XML, ASCII, MARC).

• Knowledge of searching protocol in a library or research environment.


More to love about becoming a PQ employee!

• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning

• We hold fun on-site events

• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative

• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)

• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals


Other important information about this position:

• This position is based in our Boca, FL ProQuest office location and may be appropriate for partial remote work, subject to approval.

• This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.

• Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.


At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in providing high quality content, please consider joining our talented team!!




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