The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking a creative and organized team player to join our Publishing area. This position will oversee project and developmental editing management for new publications and products.
Some duties will include: 1.Research and submit proposals for new products and expanded product lines. 2.Manage the development of new publication and products. 3.Manage the ongoing development of AAP publications on professional and clinical topic areas. 4.Manage the ongoing development of AAP publications on pediatric coding and payment. 5.Oversee the editorial development and publication of a monthly pediatric coding newsletter, including the management of contributing writers and consultants and the technical review by the AAP Committee on Coding and Nomenclature. 6.Oversee the work of outside editorial consultants on AAP publications. 7.Develop and manage the editorial publishing schedules for new products. 8.Manage a system of product evaluation for AAP products and product lines. 9.Oversee the process of obtaining peer review assessments of project credibility and coordinating interdepartmental evaluations of proposed projects. 10.Collaborate with Marketing and Sales staff to develop a comprehensive marketing program for each new and existing AAP products. 11.Create and administer guidelines for developmental editing and publishing support for new publications. 12.Provide AAP staff volunteers with guidance in the development and writing of AAP manuals. 13.Develop and manage income/expense budgets for proposed new publications. 14.Prepare quarterly management reports. Staff and attend committee meetings and conferences as assigned. 15.Supervise assigned staff.
To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.
The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
Qualified candidates will possess:
1.Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2.Five to seven years experience in writing and editing, and acquisitions required and knowledge of medical terminology. 3.Experience with a professional medical publisher highly desirable, along with experience in project management, product development, and supervising staff. 4.Must be detail-oriented and have basic knowledge of publishing terminology and production process. Proven abilities to work with medical professionals. 5.Excellent editorial, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills required, as well as proficiency with MS Office. Must be well organized and able to handle numerous projects simultaneously. Some travel and weekend work required.
About American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 66,000 members in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. More than 34,000 members are board-certified and called Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).