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Senior Manager of Editorial Services

Rockville, MD | Job #325411
Job Title: Senior Manager of Editorial Services
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Type: Full-Time
Great opportunity for a  Senior Manager, Editorial Services in a fully remote workspace! This is a permanent hire role!

The Senior Manager, Editorial Services will build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external clients, seeking ways to improve utilization and client satisfaction. You will also collaborate effectively with other managers in the business development and creative services groups and contribute to the overall achievement of department and company goals.

Senior Manager, Editorial Services Responsibilities: 

  • Establish and update internal procedures for handling of assignments and quality control, providing quality control checks as needed.
  • Oversee hiring, training, and performance reviews of permanent and temporary staff.
  • Provide training and coaching to staff to elevate individual and overall team performance.
  • Directly or by working through subordinate leads, coordinate with other teams (document production, graphics, proposal, marketing) on client deliverables to ensure deadlines and other expectations are met.
  • Understand and implement various style guides; create or update style guides as needed.
  • Participate in meetings with project teams and clients to assess the scope of work and level of effort required from editors.
  • Establish relationships with internal clients to better understand and anticipate their needs, and to identify opportunities to expand work or improve service.
  • Assess trends impacting editorial needs, and develop and execute plans for staffing, training, and/or technology to address changing needs.
  • As needed in cases of high profile, sensitive, or quick turn-around assignments, complete editorial tasks.
  • Work with other members of the department management team to help complete cross-team projects, and to achieve department and company goals.
  • Identifies and assesses opportunities for Editorial Services to contribute to company growth; develops and executes plans to realize these opportunities.
Senior Manager, Editorial Services Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or relevant field.
  • Minimum 20 years of experience in editorial production and management, including 5 years of supervisory experience, preferably with hybrid teams
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills and the ability to articulate concepts, messages, and strategies
  • In-depth knowledge of standard style guides (e.g., GPO, Chicago, APA)
  • Possess knowledge of basic quality control procedures for Section 508-compliant documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Acrobat PDF
  • MS Office Suite experience required

JobID: 325411MG
Cella is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.