• Editorial Assistant

    Location US-FL-Miami
    Job ID
    2018-102388
    Institution
    ACAMS
    Department
    Other
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The editorial assistant will assist in the production of print and electronic association publications to ensure that high-quality materials are produced in a timely manner in order to meet the needs of the ACAMS members and constituents. The assistant will also provide administrative support as needed by the editor-in-chief.

    Responsibilities

    • Assists in copyediting and proofreading publications including, but not limited to, ACAMS Today Magazine, ACAMSToday.org, ACAMS Connection (in English and Spanish).
    • Assists with administrative activities necessary to produce publications including, but not limited to, liaising with article authors, article reviewers, staff contributors and updating the ACAMSToday.org web site.
    • Assists in choosing artwork for publications.
    • Attends quarterly editorial task force meetings and takes minutes during the meetings.
    • Provides other administrative and clerical support as assigned.
    • Organizes magazine-storage room.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or related area and two (2) to three (3) years of copyediting and proofreading experience.
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with constantly changing priorities and deadlines.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English and Spanish grammar, spelling and punctuation (ACAMS publishes internationally in English and in Spanish).
    • Exceptional copyediting and proofreading skills to ensure proper house style, usage, consistency and fact-checking (including ability to review and mark up copy using conventional copyediting and proofreading marks).
    • Ability to apply house style and style guides (e.g., The Associated Press Stylebook), and to consult appropriate reference and information sources such as dictionaries, web sites and other ACAMS publications.
    • Meticulous attention to detail.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and preferred proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
    • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish and have excellent written and verbal communications skills in both languages.



    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

     

    Who We Are

    The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS®) is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals who combat things like cybercrime, human trafficking, and terrorist financing. We help our members reach their full potential by providing extensive resources designed to develop and sharpen the skills required for superior job performance and career advancement. Its CAMS certification is the most widely recognized AML certification among compliance professionals worldwide. ACAMS works with a wide range of industries, from international and local governments to banks, credit unions and even casinos.

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