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Assistant Editor

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    City of London, London

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    Up to £105 per day

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Description

  • To provide efficient and responsive administrative and editorial assistance to one or more of the Practical Law Practice Areas within Editorial, Legal Solutions UKI.

    Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
    Conducting and/or supporting the process for trawling websites and other sources of information to identify developments to cover in the Practical Law current awareness product offering.
    In collaboration with senior colleagues, filtering irrelevant results from the trawl, flagging how trawl items relate to previously covered items.
    " Co-ordinating the processes for sending daily and weekly update e-mails and alerts.
    " With support and supervision from colleagues, writing first drafts of new content for online publication and maintaining existing content, liaising with others to ensure that content is up-to-date and reflects current legal and market practice and is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and customer needs.
    " Under supervision, making changes to published content as part of the maintenance cycle.
    " Assisting with the maintenance of on-line and hard copy resources, including legislation trackers, new content lists and library content.
    " With support and supervision from colleagues, responding to queries from customers and providing support to others to ensure that questions are answered and published appropriately.
    " Proof reading new content, making corrections, testing and adding links in content and ensuring that new content is produced in compliance with technical and editorial requirements.
    " Providing administrative support to the group to help implement new technology and working systems.
    " Performing general administration duties and managing internal processes for the Practice Area teams.

    Desirable Skills and Experience:
    Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content.

    Education/ Certifications Required:
    " Undergraduate Law Degree (2:1 or above); or
    " Undergraduate Degree in a subject other than Law (2:1 or above) and Graduate Diploma in Law.

    £27300 (Salary)

    Please apply with your CV.

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