RELX Group Content Manager LPA in New York, New York
Content Manager LPA
Location: New York, New York, United States
Lexis Practice Advisor, is looking for an Assistant Managing Editor to oversee legal news and deeper analysis coverage impacting a variety of practice areas and industries. Applicants must have exceptional legal news judgment and management skills and have experience covering legal news. Recent, first-hand knowledge of the legal market, current legal developments and the ability to apply facts to the law is also required.
•Coordinate current awareness coverage of developments and events impacting the practice of law and serve as liaison between LexisNexis and Law360 teams.
•Coordinate delivery of a compelling current awareness product offering across specific practice areas working in conjunction with practice area teams.
•Manage internal content managers, editors and external authors to ensure timely delivery of content under tight deadlines.
•Collaborate with internal content managers, editors and external authors to ensure timely delivery of content under tight deadlines.
•Develop author relationships and recruit expert authors and contributors who are seasoned practitioners willing to provide analysis of the impact of current developments.
•Draft, review, and prepare legal news articles, summaries of events and deeper legal analysis articles in collaboration with attorney editors.
•Work with reporters to improve pitching, writing, developing stories
•Notify Managing Editor of recurring problems meeting expected deadlines
•Train and mentor new attorney writers
•Step in for Managing Editor to fulfill her duties as necessary
Skills and Qualities:
•Ability to inspire and motivate
•Undergraduate degree in journalism or related field
•5+ years of legal journalism experience, with at least 2 years of management experience
•Persistent motivator who is able to get prompt results and enforce deadlines
•Deadline-oriented and highly organized
•Exceptional news judgment
•Strong legal writing and journalistic skills
•Demonstrated leadership and management skills
•Keen awareness of breaking legal news and developments
LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its LexisNexis services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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