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In the Legal Content Editor role, you will provide support for US Commentary Editorial. The Commentary Editorial team provides legal interpretation in the form of research, analysis, and writing to support the development and maintenance of Thomson Reuters Legal information in all media. Members of this team are also tasked with ensuring that published legal information contains and delivers premium legal content.

We are hiring for this position in our Eagan, MN (MSP) office only. This position allows for flexible working arrangements.

In this opportunity as Legal Content Editor, you will:

  • Assist in the coordination, planning of editorial activities, and delivery of products through production scheduling, resource allocation and vendor preparation for multiple content sets to meet editorial publishing schedules and quality standards.
  • Assist with reviewing and updating editorial content to prepare it for additional review and publishing.
  • Assist with engaging external content providers and managing content submissions and payments following established publishing schedules.
  • Assist with resolving content provider contract and payment issues, often collaborating with external off-site teams.
  • Collaborate with a wide range of internal and external contacts involved in the production and delivery of Legal Commentary products, including virtual and off-site teams/vendors or sourcing partners.
  • Deliver quality by reviewing documentation, following editorial standards, and evaluating work of vendors to ensure that information is properly presented and organized.
  • Exhibit an understanding of editorial production process and requirements and the business drivers behind them.

About You

You’re a fit for the role of Legal Content Editor, if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, paralegal certificate, or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years experience in publishing, technical support of publishing processes, and/or paralegal work is beneficial.
  • Strong Microsoft Office and other personal computer skills, solid experience with applications and the ability to learn new systems quickly. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts.
  • Analytical, problem-solving, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple and complex projects simultaneously.
  • Understanding of U.S. legal concepts and terminology is beneficial.

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward. 

Accessibility 

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on https://thomsonreuters.com.

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