Mintel is a global leader in providing consumer market research, competitive intelligence tools and customized consulting solutions to large organizations. With group headquarters in London and US headquarters in Chicago, Mintel has been a market leader for over forty years.
Mintel is looking for a Jr Publishing Associate to join our in-house Digital Publishing team. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and InDesign, and a keen eye for detail. The Digital Publishing team is responsible for publishing over 80 UK, US and International reports each month as well as content for over 60 categories within Mintel’s range of global vertical platforms.
What You Will Be Doing:
Editing texts and submissions from around the world for grammar, spelling, punctuation and general readability, doing so with speed and precision
Liaising with multiple analysts for whom English is a second language, ensuring that all content uploaded to the website is consistent and adheres to one company voice
Promote and maintain the company style guide
Working to strict and demanding quotas and deadlines, ensuring that the Trends platform is constantly updated with timely, engaging content.
Online Publishing: Entering categories for Mintel’s global vertical platforms, ensuring that they are displaying correctly online and making any amendments as needed
Liaising with proofreaders to ensure deadlines are met
What We Are Looking For:
University degree in Professional Writing, Publishing, or Editing
Experience in copy editing
Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents
Visualization – The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged