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Division and Unit Overview
The mission of the ACS Education Division is to serve learners and educators by building communities and providing effective chemistry education products, services and information. The Division provides programs and services for teachers and students from kindergarten through graduate school and professional development opportunities for chemistry professionals at all stages of their careers.
This position will provide editorial and administrative support for print and online publications, content, products, and processes of the CLR team. This position will work closely with members of the CLR team to provide editorial assistance that supports accuracy, clarity, and engagement of print and online publications, content, and products. This position will also provide support for the visual program by conducting photo/image research and coordinating photo/image procurement. The position will also provide assistance with digital publishing activities, marketing/outreach efforts, distribution and database management activities associated with the CLR publications, products, and content. The position will work with other members of the Learning and Career Development department (LCD) to provide customer service support and will work closely with staff from the ACS Publications Division.
Provides editorial assistance for the Career and Learning Resources team including reviewing and editing articles and content for publication in print and online.
Conducts photo/image research and procurement for publications and publications-related websites; this includes coordinating permissions, releases, agreements, contracts, and payment.
Assists with the digital publishing activities of the CLR group; this includes preparing and posting files and making modifications and updates to CLR web properties.
Assist with monitoring/handling social media handles for CLR products, managing newsletters and newsletter submissions; and assisting with surveys and market research in collaboration with other ACS units.
Assists with printing, mailing, and distribution of CLR group publications.
Assists with tracking, cataloging, and maintaining databases of articles, photos, instructional content, and other resources produced by the CLR team.
Provides customer service support related to the CLR publications; this includes answering emails and following up on customer queries.
Works with internal partners to ensure efficient operations.
Strong written and verbal communications skills. Organizational, problem-solving, analytical skills and attention to detail are necessary. Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills. Advanced computer skills, experience using online technologies, and desktop publishing with the aptitude to easily learn and apply computer-based tools are a necessity. Good writing/editing skills are a necessity. Creative problem solving skills and good judgment to support the ability to work with a high level of independence in executing role requirements.
College degree in journalism, chemistry, or a chemistry-related field (i.e. physical science), equivalent experience, or formal training. A minimum of 2 years of related experience; publications experience (digital and print formats) preferred.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled