New Job: Content Editor

Title:  Content Editor

Hiring Company: Adecco

Company Description:  None Provided

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Location: Baltimore, MD, United States

Industry: None Specified

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline: 

Description:  The Editor is responsible for ensuring the currency and completeness of an assigned set of electronic or other formatted content. Specifically, the Editor is responsible for updating and formatting a portion of the Funding Opportunities database by abstracting and collecting metadata from academic and technical documents for online retrieval.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identifies source materials for product coverage based on criteria and allocated budget
  • Researches, reviews and monitors a variety of sources including print, electronic, websites and individual contacts
  • Enters data in content management system that may include text formatting, metadata, subject terms, topic indexing, abstracting, web linking, and other editorial enrichment
  • Understands and utilizes customer data and market trends in determining value-add needed to maintain customer base and attain market-based objectives
  • Performs document control, end of production cycle completeness and accuracy tasks as assigned
  • Performs administrative tasks as needed to organize and track records
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned ¿ Actively participates in departmental meetings and discussions.
  • Participates in professional development activities as needed.



  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with familiarity in reading academic and technical text
  • Prefer at least 2 years’ related editorial experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent researching and problem solving skills, including the ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and order data
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain and develop good business relationships
  • Ability to interact effectively with outside contacts
  • Ability to detail and synthesize information rapidly; ability to manage and meet multiple and frequent deadlines
  • Ability maintain focus and concentration while working at the computer for long periods of time
  • Excellent technical skills, with ability to deftly enter and manipulate data, and learn software and database programs; strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent grammar, punctuation and writing skills, and an ability to express ideas clearly and logically
  • Capacity to learn and master new technology and knowledge of new research environments

Ancillary Qualifications: Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

  • Graduate coursework or equivalent experience in Publishing, Business, Library/Information Science, Customer Service
  • At least one year of working experience with databases (i.e., Microsoft Access or other relational database application)
  • Publishing knowledge and knowledge of ProQuest’s products
  • Experience with creation, coordination, and maintenance of taxonomies
  • Experience in library, classroom or education-related market
  • Understanding of delivery methods for electronic content (FTP, Web, RSS, Email, etc.) and various media storage methods and devices
  • Understanding of data formats for electronic content (TIFF, JPEG, GIF, PDF, HTML, SGML, XML, ASCII, MARC)
  • Knowledge of searching protocol in a library or research environment
  • Fluency in languages other than English, especially Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, and Portuguese (reading/writing)

How to apply:  Apply via job posting site.

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