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Editor

Helicopter Association International
1920 Ballenger Ave
Alexandria, VA 22314-2898
United States

Category
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel
Minimum Flight Hours Required

Job Description

Position: Editor

Department: Publications & Media

Reports to: Director of Publications & Media

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Overtime Eligible

 
Overview: This position serves as an editor of print and digital publications produced by the association and its affiliated foundation, Helicopter Foundation International (HFI). Editing duties include proofreading, copyediting, technical editing, and substantive editing, as well as project management in all phases of print and digital media production. Types of media include magazine articles, membership and marketing materials, and web content.

Essential Functions of the Position Include, but Are Not Limited To:

  • Serving as editor for publications and materials (print and digital) produced by HAI and HFI
  • Proofreading materials to identify and correct errors in style, spelling, usage, typography, and grammar
  • Copyediting materials for style, spelling, usage, and grammar errors and inconsistencies
  • Performing technical and substantive edits on materials for style, clarity, readability, and consistency
  • Managing print and digital projects including establishing timelines and work plans, working with internal staff on deliverables, and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Providing copywriting assistance as needed
  • Working with graphic designers to create visual content
  • Contributing content to the association media as needed
  • Managing the association’s annual photo contest
  • Other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications for the Position Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Five or more years of related background, training, and experience, including copyediting, substantive editing, and print and web project management
  • Experience working with graphic designers to produce visual content
  • Previous association or not-for-profit experience preferred
  • Advanced computer skills and proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Creative Suite skills preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally and provide a high level of customer service
  • Working knowledge of Chicago and AP styles
  • Passion for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated; able to work independently and in a team environment

The above qualifications are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position.

 

Application Instructions:

  • Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements online at www.rotor.org/employment or by email to resumes@rotor.org
  • Incomplete submissions will not be considered
  • All positions are located in Alexandria, VA; flextime and telecommuting are not available
  • All candidates are subject to background screening and drug testing

 

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description.
 
Helicopter Association International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Employer Contact Information
Helicopter Association International
Roxanne Fox
1920 Ballenger Ave
Alexandria VA 22314-2898
United States
Helicopter Association International (HAI) is dedicated to providing its members with services that directly benefit their operations, and to advancing the international helicopter community by providing programs that enhance safety, encourage professionalism and economic viability while promoting the unique contributions vertical flight offers society. HAI has more than 3,800 member organizations and annually produces HAI HELI-EXPO®, the world's largest trade show and exposition dedicated to helicopters.

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