Reporting to the Director, Department of Publishing, this individual will plan and direct all activities in the design, editing, and production of our publications; provide staff to support the production of materials for the organization; and establish and direct division procedures and reports.
Some tasks include:
Direct the planning, scheduling, and production of publications to ensure professional quality, consistent corporate identity, cost economy, and timely delivery.
Guide the procurement of publishing services.
Oversee the budgeting, publishing, distribution, and income revenue efforts for corporate-sponsored and custom publications.
Continue to develop and enforce a consistent format and style for our publications and manuals to ensure corporate recognition and identity, as well as, oversee the protection of our trademarks and copyrights for publications published by the division.
Establish procedures to ensure that the most efficient production processes are applied and the most economical purchasing practices and efficient methods for storing and retrieving publication files are guaranteed.
Qualified candidates will possess:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Business or related field required. (Mater’s preferred)
At least 7 years’ experience in all phases of design, editorial, and publication production required, including budgeting, working with consultants and outside suppliers, supervising staff, and thorough knowledge of all aspects of print and electronic processes.
Experience in a medical association and with copyright and trademarks preferred.
Some travel and weekend work may be required.
To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 66,000 members in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. More than 34,000 members are board-certified and called Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).