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Editor, Transnational Litigation Blog, Law School (Remote-Hybrid/Part-time)
Location: Nashville, TN, United States,
Internal Number: 10001669
*Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their interest in the position for consideration.
*Hybrid / remote work opportunity.
The Transnational Litigation Blog in the Law School seeks a part-time managing editor (10-15 hours per week) with sterling copyediting skills, the ability to organize and juggle various time-sensitive tasks, and a strong interest in law, website design, and social media. The managing editor will review and proofread written works for publication. They will also maintain the website, oversee, and implement social media content related to the blog, monitor judicial developments for potential stories, and manage submissions. Audio editing and podcasting skills would be helpful but are not required.
The Transnational Litigation Blog is part of the Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program in the Law School at Vanderbilt University.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Managing Editor Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversee proofreading procedures and edit copy when necessary
Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style, and tone
Assist in finding images to post in connection with print content
Ensure that posts are appropriately tagged, and that the website organization is working well
Ensure that all media (such as images and videos) included with the writing is properly sourced
Maintain the website for the blog
Oversee and implement all social media campaigns related to the blog including the marketing of content
This position does not have supervisory responsibility; the position reports administratively and functionally to the Director of the Branstetter Program
A Bachelor's degree or the equivalent is necessary.
A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience is necessary.
Very strong copyediting skills are necessary.
A strong command of English and a passion for editing, grammar, and style are necessary.
An understanding of litigation is preferred.
Strong time and project management skills, including the ability to work well with little supervision are necessary.
Ability to work with a variety of software programs is necessary:
Word processing software (Microsoft Word, Google Docs)
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