Overnight Editorial Analyst

West Asset Management, Inc. El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 3 months ago

As part of the West Digital Communication department, the GlobeNewswire distribution network is one of the world's largest, giving companies global reach and the ability to target their messages to the audiences that matter most. We are currently seeking an Editorial Analyst to join our fast-paced, growing team where no day is the same in El Segundo!

The Editorial Analyst plays a key role in help drive clients' Press Release distribution services. Editorial Analysts review and form clients' press releases under time sensitive deadlines and distribute them via our global network to journalists, terminals and websites. This role involves high concentration in editing and customer service. While this role does not offer original writing skills, there are opportunities to specialize in areas around newswire distribution and to provide consultation to our clients. Our clients range from C-Suite executives to Public Relations professional across multiple industries, so professionalism is a must!

Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review press releases for grammatical and spelling inconsistencies and errors. This does not involve fact checking

  • Format press release to match the clients' original version as closely as possible

  • Communicate with clients via phone and email

  • Assist clients' with regulatory needs, such as SEDAR and EDGAR filings

  • Assist clients' with account maintenance, such as managing email lists, adding new users and accounts, and managing multimedia libraries

  • Develop knowledge and aid in the support of other West Digital Media Solutions offerings

  • Other duties as assigned

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related field

Experience

  • 1 - 2 years of professional experience required

  • Prior customer or client facing experience in a fast-paced environment required

  • Previous newswire experience highly desired

Other

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Ability to work over time during peak volumes required

  • Ability to work occasional holidays and weeks required

  • Ability to work a non-traditional shift, 9:00 PM to 5:30 AM PST

  • Self-confidence, enthusiasm and a positive, can-do attitude

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills with the ability to multi-task

  • Ability to maintain focus and composure during stressful situations

  • Knowledge of Public Relations and Investor Relations workflows

West is connecting people and ideas.

We are delivering on their potential.

We are improving the way we work and live.

At West, we are dedicated to delivering and improving upon new channels, new capabilities and new choices for how businesses and consumers collaborate, connect and transact. We develop technology-enabled communications that change the way we work and improve the way we live. We are a collective effort of enterprise and individuals, of communities and customers, of partnerships and families. We are the sum of our entire network based on the four pillars of trust, innovation, collaboration, and execution and the hard work of people who share our vision. We are at the core of a technology and communications engine that is changing the world.

We Connect. We Deliver. We are WEST.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

This position will be posted for 7 days or until filled.


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Overnight Editorial Analyst

West Asset Management, Inc.