RELX Group Legal Editor in Petaling, Malaysia
Location: Petaling, Malaysia
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.
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.