Content Development Associate

  • LexisNexis
  • Ontario, CA, USA
  • 11 Jun, 2021
Full time Marketing

Job Description

LexisNexis Canada is seeking to hire three Content Development Associates for English-language legal content development within the External Author Management Team.

Reporting to the Manager, Analytical Content, these positions will include the following key responsibilities:

Manage a portfolio of designated publications, available both online and in print;

Collaborate and follow-up with authors to ensure timely delivery of manuscript according to our publishing schedule;

Review manuscripts to make sure they adhere to our author guidelines and provide feedback to authors;

Identify and develop new English-language legal content assets required for various product lines, including LexisNexis Canada’s print, eBooks, and our online research service, Lexis Advance Quicklaw™

Recruit new authors and proceed to author replacement for publications within your portfolio;

Assess financial viability of new content proposals to determine whether they should be pursued;

Draft and negotiate publishing contracts;

Identify, organize and develop content enhancements;

Build and maintain good public relations with the legal community, including practitioners, academics, members of the judiciary, librarians, market research contacts, and other external customers;

Work with Marketing and Sales departments to build “go-to-market” strategies;

Act as a resource person for authors and various internal departments for publications within your portfolio.

This position may be either primarily or fully home-based. Our Canadian head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. However, this position may be based in another province.

Requirements for the position:

A Canadian law degree, or a law degree from another jurisdiction with a Certificate of Qualification from Canada’s National Committee on Accreditation

At least 1 year’s practice/articling or legal publishing experience;

Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail;

Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines for print, online and newsletter releases;

Strong relationship-building skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of cross-departmental project teams;

Excellent communication (oral and written) and negotiation skills;

Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office suite;

The following would be considered assets:

Fluency in French

Experience in working in a remote team environment

Legal practice experience

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