POSITION: Full-time salaried position. Benefits include paid time off, a Simple IRA plan, paid continuing education, and a work-from-home model that offers candidates a highly flexible schedule.
OBJECTIVE: Oversee ACES’ training and education programming ensuring that programming furthers the organization’s mission and goals.
Work with ACES staff and volunteers to develop programming and delivery methods that position ACES as a leader in providing innovative training to editors
Oversee and grow ACES’ established training programs and events (this includes monthly webcasts, boot camps and the ACES Academy, ACES’ learning management system)
Oversee and manage the education portion of ACES’ national conference (this includes but is not limited to: working with volunteers, assisting with creating and selecting educational sessions, securing speakers, working with the Executive Director on creating the overall conference schedule)
Coordinate trainers and speakers for all programming
Collaborate with staff on strategic marketing of programs
Be aware of the “pulse” of the industry and ensure ACES’ educational programs reflect that
Other duties as assigned
Perks of being part of the ACES team:
You get to work from home
Highly flexible schedule
Flexible work hours (as long as you get your work done)
Paid time off, plus 7 paid holidays
Simplified/ongoing performance reviews
Encouraged professional development
As an ACES employee, you will be part of a team that takes their work seriously but not themselves. We value the importance of work-life balance. We believe in having fun, celebrating wins and working hard.
At this time, ACES does not offer insurance.
ACES is an equal opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.
3 - 5 years experience in designing and delivering educational programs/association management
Background in editing, journalism, or related field a plus
Familiarity with eLearning tools
Availability to attend organization’s national conference in the spring
Flexibility for travel
Disposition of a self-starter
Willingness to collaborate and the ability to work well with others
Comfortable working in a remote environment
Telecommuting is allowed.
About ACES: The Society for Editing
ACES: The Society for Editing is the nation’s leading organization of editing professionals, educators, and students. We are dedicated to improving the quality of the written word and the working lives of editors. We set standards of excellence and give a voice to editors in journalism, government, business, and beyond through top-notch training, networking, and career opportunities.