The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks an editorial assistant or editorial associate in the Editing Services department.
AEI’s Editing Services department works with scholars, authors, and staff to help communicate their ideas with maximum clarity and impact. The department is responsible for editing and coordinating the production of books, reports, and other research projects. In addition, the department edits shorter materials, including website copy, email newsletters, event materials, scholar biographies, and press releases. This person will edit materials of varying lengths, styles, and research areas, ranging from short, informal promotional materials to extensive, academic research reports.
This position requires exceptional editing and writing skills, including mastery of English grammar, familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style, excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational and communication skills. Editing experience in a professional or academic environment is required, and an interest in public policy is strongly preferred. Familiarity with the Associated Press Stylebook and Bluebook is a plus.