Position Description
Category:Acquisitions Editorial
Title:Production Editor
Description:RAND's Publishing group is looking for a Production Editor to work in the Arlington, VA, office to manage production activities from manuscript through final product and distribution. Responsibilities: Driving efficient workflow of print and web-based publishing projects Budgeting, scheduling, and database-tracking Representing the department as a customer service representative, keeping client informed of status, coordinating and attending meetings as needed to outline project and review work-in-progress Assigning, monitoring, and reviewing work of in-house and freelance editors, proofreaders, artists, designers, compositors, and printers Acting as a focal point for all aspects of project coordination, monitoring resources and appraising management of project budgets and status Coordinating the print bidding process, vending to production and printing resources, and initial distribution to key audiences Closing out all financial aspects of the publishing project and recording final data in the corporate database Qualifications Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Acrobat, and InDesign Working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop Excellent Communication skills and attention to detail required Education Requirements B.A./B.S. required or equivalent experience Experience Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience Security Clearance Able to obtain U.S. government security clearance Location Arlington, VA RAND is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

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