Wolters Kluwer Editorial Assistant in Waltham, Massachusetts

Editorial Assistant

Requisition Number: 17-17047

State: Massachusetts

City: Waltham

Shift: Not Applicable

Job Description: Wolters Kluwer Health’s Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of physician editors, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients. Our flagship product, UpToDate, is trusted by over 1 million clinicians in over 170 countries to make the best decisions at the point of patient care. Net Promoter Scores consistently fall in the high-70s, largely due to the unrivaled breadth and depth of our evidence-based content. More than 60 research studies confirm UpToDate’s widespread usage and association with improved patient care and hospital performance, including reduced lengths of stay, adverse complications and mortality.

UpToDate is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join the Editorial Operations team.


The Editorial Assistant will ensure that all information is grammatically correct and error free. This individual will work closely with in-house physician editors to ensure all deadlines are met and will follow up with contributing authors and editors for assignments. The position requires an individual with very strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills. This role will be based in our Waltham, MA office.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the publishing industry.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Editorial internship or medical interest a plus.

Required skills:

The main tasks of the Editorial Assistant (EA) are to:

• Work in tandem with in-house physician editors to drive progress in an assigned medical specialty

• Contact and develop relationships with external physician authors and editors; maintain communication to ensure that deadlines are met

• Maintain editorial databases through careful and thorough logging of information

• Ferry manuscripts through the editorial process, including style editing, proofreading, and sending revised versions to external physician authors and editors.

• Work with others in the editorial department to ensure content is finalized and reviewed before publication

• Maintain specialty and departmental goals on a monthly and yearly basis

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at (888) 495 4771.