Training Editor @ Law360 - New York, NY

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Training Editor

Law360 - New York, NY

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions, and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.
Law360 is seeking an editor to oversee our training and professional development program. This editor will work directly with new reporter hires and existing staff to improve their reporting and writing, teach them how to find scoops in court dockets, and give them a better grasp of legal procedures and terminology. This editor will also introduce new reporters to our newsroom and our style, manage and update our training resources, and provide additional training and guidance to those who need it.
T his position can be performed anywhere within the United States.
Required:
  • At least two years of editing or reporting experience for a legal audience
  • 3+ years demonstrated reporting, writing and editing skills
Preferences:
  • Experience creating and maintaining a training program or working in a teaching environment
  • Experience editing basic news stories or other copy for public consumption, including hard news and simple profiles and features
  • Light software skills
  • Experience managing large databases, spreadsheets and other forms of data sets
Qualified candidates may be asked to complete writing and editing tests electronically.
Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job.
Law360 offices are located in NYC, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.
Portfolio Media Inc.is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact [email protected] or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.
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