Senior Editor (EHS)

Senior Editor (EHS)

Remote

Full Time

Mid Level

At the heart of our company is our people. People from many different backgrounds with different vantage points, opinions, and experiences. We strive to continually lead with ourIMPACTvalues and empower our employees to develop their full potentialona teamthat ispassionate about acceptance, inclusivity, and achievement. Our employees are the driving force for the innovation, collaboration and creativity that enables our organization to deliver strategic success.

We are seeking an experienced professional to join our environmental, health, and safety (EHS) content development team. The Senior Editor is responsible for ensuring that high-quality content is produced in a variety of formats, across multiple products for an EHS audience. This position serves as a subject matter expert who creates, edits, and manages the content for multiple online and print products, webinars, and online learning. The Senior Editor servesas a resource to the editorial team, while alsoworking in a team environment to maintain, write, edit, and post a variety of content and imagery for assigned products. The role requires delving into multiple topic areas to break down complex ideas into simple terms. The Senior Editor must understand how to bring value to the customer through instructional/guidance-oriented content. Qualified candidates should be comfortable researching and writing about complex environmental and safety issues, interacting with customers, and collaborating and coordinating with team members across multiple locations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine content for multiple publications, including the creation of a long-term editorial calendar, managing deadlines, and production schedules
  • Write and edit clear, informative, and engaging content to be used in a variety of customer solutions
  • Manage products through the editorial and production process, including sourcing material, editing and formatting text, and shepherding content through review, proofreading, design, and final production
  • Work with internal content specialists and external freelancers to assign content, read and respond to customer queries, and oversee the work of proofreaders or copy editors
  • Upload relevant content to applicable Web properties through the content management system and ensure content displays and functions correctly
  • Adhere to strict deadlines and budget requirements for all assigned products
  • Collaborate with team members and across departments (including marketing, product, production and development) to maintain content standards, implement content strategies, and ensure customer needs and deadlines are met
  • Meet frequently with product, production, sales, and marketing staff to discuss projects and resolve problems
  • Represent the products and services in customer and prospect engagements, including onsite at internal conferences and industry events
  • Develop market expertise for assigned segments, including audience composition, customer needs and driving forces that affect them (e.g. regulations, best practices)
  • Propose new product ideas in your area(s) of expertise across all product lines, and oversee all content-related phases of the new products process, including conducting research, writing proposals, and presenting the finished concept
  • Maintain an awareness of and adherence to company guidelines for messaging, tone, style, and editorial process

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customer engagement and satisfaction with content
  • Identify areas for new content development to increase value of current customer solutions

Critical Competencies:

  • Ownership & Execution
  • Collaboration & Team building

The Individual:

  • Ability to drive multiple initiatives simultaneously and meet multiple deadlines
  • Self-motivated team member
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, research and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in time management, multitasking, and project management
  • Attention to detail, accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to think logically, classify content, and apply taxonomy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or J.D.degree required
  • 7 or more years experience in working with workplace safety and environmental regulatory issues
  • Ability to write clearly for an EHS audience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

If you require an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act or similar law in order to apply for employment at Simplify Compliance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team 1.800.727.5257, ext. 8101.