Wolters Kluwer Production Editor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

To reduce the variability that stands in the way of effective care, Wolters Kluwer Health solutions deliver clarity when and where it matters most. Our trusted medical evidence and technology solutions engage clinicians, patients, students, researchers, and the next generation of healthcare providers to drive more effective decisions and consistent outcomes across the continuum of care. Our proven solutions include learning and research, advanced clinical decision support, patient engagement, surveillance solutions and more. Learn more at www.wolterskluwer.com/health.

This positio may report to our Baltimore MD or Philadelpha PA offices.


The Journal Production Editor is responsible for managing the quality of the print and online content, which includes copyediting and composition. JPEs are the main point of contact for internal and external customers, provide feedback to vendors, manage the schedule from submission to print and online deliveries, and monitor page usage and other journal metrics. This position reports to either our Philadelphia PA or Baltimore MD office locations.


  • Manages and coordinates the preparation and tracking of all journal content for successful and timely distribution to print, online, and mobile device publication.

Manages the editing and proof process, including copyediting, as necessary.

Also responsible for the quality of all content deliverables, managing the posting of article prepub, data supplements and online journal and supplemental digital content.

  • Primary day-to-day communication with authors and editorial offices. Responsible for strict adherence to schedules.

  • Manage and monitor production schedules, including advertising deadlines.

  • Communicate status of content at all stages through delivery of content to print and posting of publish ahead of print content online, posting final content to electronic journal platform, and iPad app deliverables.

  • Confirm that all material (manuscript and art) is complete, accurate, and meets our quality expectations.

  • Manage the editing and coding of manuscript, including managing the proof correction process.

  • Interact with and manage internal and external customers (publishers, editors, authors, societies) and vendors. Primary liaison with editor and editorial offices. Primary contact with the author for journals edited in-house.

  • Resolve issues quickly and keep production process moving.

Maintain and monitor additions to standard template designs for existing or new journal and product designs. Also, ensure that all changes or additions adhere to the Content Organization guidelines and keep production process moving.

  • Identify the need for face-to-face customer meetings including planning and participation in the meetings.

  • Manage the coding/posting of data supplements and static pages to journal web sites

  • Monitor page budgets, alterations and other production costs, and additional cost-saving initiatives.

  • Coordinates preflighting of ads and provides feedback to advertisers for file correction

  • Manage production schedule of ipad publication, including file delivery/management to vendors, full file QC, functionality testing, and advertising review

  • Manage ipad support with advertising coordinators/sales, ad file testing and placement in appy

  • Manage ipad video and multi-media submissions, QC and compression as needed

  • Responsible for performing quality review of print issues

  • Responsible for performing quality review of ipad issues

  • Responsible for tracking receipt of and managing processing and quality of ads\

  • Manage advertising placement instructions; clarify contradictory orders

  • Organize insertion orders


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience, English, Production Design, or journalism preferred.


  • 3-5 years previous experience in production, editing, and multi-media publishing, including online, apps, podcasts, and video

  • Working knowledge of production support for content delivery on digital platforms

  • Strong organizational, communication, and follow-up skills

  • Experience with managing vendor/freelance work

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook scheduling skills

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications: NA

Travel Requirements: n/a


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 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 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).

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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.


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