Deputy News Editor

Tax Analysts, Falls Church, Virginia

Date PostedJune 07, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time

Company Description

Tax Analysts offers a casual work environment -- pet friendly and relaxed dress code -- where talented individuals come together to produce great work. Our staff enjoys free covered parking, an exercise room with showers, and a working environment that embraces team collaboration and innovation. Here you will have the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling career and still have time for what's important to you personally, such as family, travel, education, or giving back to the community.

We are committed to providing a workplace that offers family-friendly policies and a flexible atmosphere that caters to the needs of working professionals. We strive to offer a realistic work/life balance, competitive compensation, and a generous benefits package. 

Job Description

SUMMARY: The deputy news editor assists in updating and maintaining the Worldwide Tax Treaties research library. Ideal candidate is a conscientious and dependable self-starter with strong attention to detail who writes and communicates clearly and is able to meet daily deadlines. Must be flexible and willing to develop knowledge of WTT.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet editorial objectives.

  1. Research and write brief news summaries for the daily file
  2. Summarize and process treaties, news releases, and other documents in Alfresco (content management system)
  3. Edit correspondents' treaty-related news stories and add links to cited treaties
  4. Publish and update OECD multilateral instrument (MLI) documents and related online tools in Alfresco
  5. Monitor and conduct comparisons of competitors’ websites (Internal only)
  6. Communicate with WTD editors and other departments as necessary
  7. Undertake special projects as requested
  8. Serve as backup for WTT editor as needed
  9. Adhere to company style guide and established publication deadlines


  1. Demonstrated writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  2. Highly detail-oriented and accurate
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain rapport
  4. Strong organizational and communication skills
  5. Works well in a team environment
  6. Familiarity with Tax Analysts style guide
  7. Knowledge of foreign languages helpful


  1. BA in English, writing, or journalism, or equivalent experience required
  2. 2+ years editorial or proofreading experience
  3. Thorough understanding of editorial and publication processes
  4. Familiarity with online publishing and web-content management
  5. Proficiency in MS Windows, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Alfresco and Internet

Additional Information

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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