Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Project Coordinator (Editorial) in New York, New York

Project Coordinator (Editorial)

Job Posting Number: 20747

Professional – Other

New York,NY

April 4, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The Department of Surgery has an exciting new opportunity for an Editorial Project coordinator to assist the Editorial and Grant Writing service with project and information management, editing and publication research.

The Project Coordinator will:

  • Support Editor-in-Chief of an international medical journal with calendar management, managing correspondence and EIC’s review of manuscripts and other special projects as assigned.

  • Serve as primary liaison for some internal and external contacts.

  • Facilitate process improvement initiatives.

  • Train in medical editing, both substantive editing and copy editing of articles and book chapters for professional publications, as well as the writing and editing of other academic medical materials.

  • Create project reports using database queries and spreadsheet applications to track data relevant to the academic research and publishing projects of the department.

  • Assist with illustration/figure creation using Photoshop, Illustrator and Quark or InDesign.

  • Format manuscripts, abstracts, foundation and department reports, grant applications, videos, visual presentations and/or other documents in collaboration with Editors to support academic projects.

You are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Effective at building formal and informal networks inside and outside the organization to further departmental and institutional goals.

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles.

  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2-4 years’ experience in project coordination/project management

  • Demonstrated skills in writing, editing and proofreading

  • Experience with software including Photoshop, Acrobat, Access, Excel, Illustrator and Quark or InDesign

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume as part of your application.

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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