Research Editor | Bethesda Magazine

Research Editor

Exiger

Date posted: 03-08-19

Job description

The Research Editor is a crucial member of the Exiger Diligence team. As part of the Quality Assurance function, Research Editors review written reports and provide editorial feedback to researchers to ensure clarity of writing, consistency of style, and effectiveness of written communication to our clients. Research Editors work as a team to ensure that daily deadlines are met and act as resources to the office. The Research Editor will be trained in our research and writing processes and style, and will apply their own editorial experience and best practices to the work of our researchers.

Key Responsibilities

    • Commitment to integrity and thoroughness of research, writing, and editing
    • Commitment to teamwork and innovation in working toward high quality on short deadlines
    • Provide specific, concrete, and timely feedback on reports to ensure consistency in style and clarity of writing
    • Develop mastery of all report templates and styles for various industries, clients, and report types
    • Understand the research process
    • Work with research- and editing-specific tools
    • Edit reports to ensure a clear, concise, and thorough product for clients
    • Complete editing of cases of all levels of complexity
    • Manage multiple cases with overlapping deadlines simultaneously
    • Assist with training of Research Associates and Research Interns

Knowledge & Skills

    • Excellent writing skills
    • Rigorous attention to detail
    • Superior teamwork, collaboration, and communication skills
    • Superior comprehension, analytical abilities, and logical deductive skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to manage and prioritize several projects and assignments simultaneously
    • Organizational and time management competency
    • Ability to mentor others
    • Experience with all four types of editing; copy edits, substantive edits, proofreading, and developmental edits
    • Experience with editing various types and styles of written work
    • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office software such as Word
    • Experience in teaching/tutoring preferred
    • Experience in the due diligence industry a plus
    • Understanding of current events, international affairs, financial regulations, economics and/or finance

Professional Experience Required

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, 2-5 years of relevant work experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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