The American Academy of Audiology, the world's largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists, is seeking a creative professional to join our Communications team. The successful candidate will direct and coordinate activities involved in preparing the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology (JAAA), Audiology Today, and Academy documents for print and electronic publication. In addition, s/he will act as a valued contributor in making developmental, editorial, design, distribution, and process decisions regarding the Academy's publications and communications.
Manages editorial and production process of JAAA from manuscript submission to distribution of published materials
Works daily with journal editors to ensure timely, quality, and relevant publication of journal articles; increase impact factor; and grow submission numbers, topics, and author pool
Works with scholarly publication consultant to develop best-market pricing structures, increase subscriptions, and strategize outreach efforts and marketing opportunities to grow visibility and penetration internationally
Works with Academy staff to select, produce, and distribute Continuing Education
Edits articles for Audiology Today (AT) magazine, the Academy website, e-newsletters, e-mail, communications, and other marketing and informational resources
Provides oversight and direction for editorial structure and content for all Academy departments
Manages development, editorial review, peer review, publication, and distribution of Academy documents and Academy-reviewed documents of other organizations/entities to include practice guidelines, position statements, white papers, etc.
Serves as the staff liaison for committees/volunteer groups as assigned
Develops the annual plan and resource requirements of each committee where serving as the liaison with sufficient lead time to allow inter-functional review of initiatives
Prepares and executes tactical plans for committee initiatives with adequate lead time to secure resources and maximize potential for success
The position is based in the Academy's Reston headquarters, conveniently located within walking distance of the Wiehle Avenue Metro station.
Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter that includes salary history and desired compensation. Applications that do not include this information will not be considered.
Five (5) years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Familiarity with academic publishing preferred
Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Superior problem solving and time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
About American Academy of Audiology
The Academy is the world's largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists, representing over 12,000 members. The Academy promotes quality hearing and balance care by advancing the profession of audiology through leadership, advocacy, education, public awareness, and support of research.