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Managing Attorney Editor #2178

Managing Attorney Editor #2178
Legal Publications | Programs
 Minimum Starting Salary $81,187.37
Summary Function: Manages Bar Legal Publications Books program.
Required minimum education: Juris Doctor and Florida Bar Membership in Good Standing.
Required minimum professional work experience: Five (5) years of experience in writing, editing, legal research or related field with at least two (2)years of publication, production and marketing experience and one (1) year supervisory experience.
Additional information: Submit a resume and writing sample with the application.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
BOOKS: Organizes books and obtains authors; edits chapters; writes original material as needed; reviews final proofs of books. Manages production of Bar Legal Publications books in conjunction with the division director. Together with LexisNexis, creates three-year projection for manual production on which department budget is based. Serves as the primary contact person for all communication to and from the Bar books program and LexisNexis. Reviews chapters edited by other editors to ensure uniformity and consistency of substantive content and style. Reviews advertising and artwork for books and plans marketing initiatives with LexisNexis.
Handles personnel matters within the Book program staff. Selects, hires, develops, directs, appraises, supervises and recommends personnel actions for staff in the department.
Prepares the budget and monitors income expenses of the department. Monitors contracts with LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters, including review of royalty statements. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of:
-Supervisory principles and techniques
-Publication, production, and marketing procedures
-Adobe Acrobat
-Budgetary process
-Legal research techniques
-MS Outlook
Skilled in:
-Correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar usage
-Excellent legal and analytical communication
-MS Word
-MS Excel
-Internet research
-Adobe Professional
Ability to:
-Effectively manage staff workflow
-Perform short and long term planning
-Jointly create marketing ideas, points, and plans
-Interpret TFB policies and procedures
-Think logically and solve problems
-Organize work and determine priorities
-Communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
-Work with a diverse group of people
-Perform editorial functions
Please notify HR, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process. 
EOE. This organization participates in E-Verify. Position is open until filled.
This position is located in Tallahassee, Florida and is not a remote position.