RELX Group Legal Editor in Petaling, Malaysia

Legal Editor

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Location: Petaling, Malaysia

Job Responsibilities

  • Edit manuscript for content and organization to ensure accuracy, currency, relevance, conformance, accessibility and timeliness.

  • Perform original research as required and ensure that developments in the law are monitored.

  • Adhere to the publishing schedule for all formats; implement agreed plans for product enhancements.

  • Manage authors and/or suppliers, including contract negotiations, ongoing author support, ensuring on-time delivery of manuscript/content and following up on quality issues.

  • Build effective relationships with colleagues, customers (internal and external) and management to ensure efficient execution of day-to-day operations and strategic plans.

  • Work with team, colleagues and customers to develop and implement ongoing product development as well as to implement continuous process improvements to achieve best practice.

  • Participate in the annual cycle of product reviews.

Requirements

  • Tertiary Education Qualification required (Law, Arts/English)

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Internet skills;

  • Admission to legal practice preferred but not essential.

  • Sound working knowledge of publishing workflow receipt of content to receipt by customer (Online & HC)

  • Prior editing or legal experience preferred;

  • Experience in publishing would be advantageous;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Experience in project management and an ability to work to tight deadlines;

  • Sound legal, language and grammatical ability;

  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills;

  • Language skills: fluent English essential; competent Bahasa useful.