Wolters Kluwer Writer Analyst in Riverwoods, Illinois

18-21334 - Writer Analyst - Legal and Regulatory - Health Editorial - Riverwoods, IL

Wolters Kluwer Legal and Regulatory is a leading global provider of intelligent information and electronic solutions in key specialty areas for legal and business compliance professionals, and expert educational resources for law students and professors.

In an increasingly dynamic world, Wolters Kluwer Legal and Regulatory connects legal and business communities with timely, specialized expertise and information-enabled solutions to support customers' success through productivity, accuracy and mobility. Its major product lines include Aspen, CCH, Kluwer Law International, and MediRegs. Its markets include law firms, law schools, corporate counsel, health care organizations and professionals requiring legal and compliance information. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of Wolters Kluwer, is based in New York City and Riverwoods, IL.

A mid-level editorial position with responsibility for supporting a Wolters Kluwer product line, which consists of publications that contain federal and state laws, regulations, cases, and agency materials, as well as news and analysis written by our editorial staff. Responsibilities include: writing news articles about cases, regulatory actions, legislation, and industry events; tracking and codifying amendments to laws and regulations; reviewing the work of others (including outside vendors); responding to customer inquiries; assisting in marketing efforts; helping with product demos and sales presentations.

  • Write news articles and summaries explaining regulatory, judicial, legislative, and industry developments

  • Coordinate product updates and processes (e.g., serve as product lead, daily product coordinator)

  • Prepare white papers, strategic perspectives, explanations, trend analyses and other high-value commentary

  • Track regulations and other developments at the federal agencies

  • Make efforts to understand market and customer workflows, applying this understanding to enhance our products/services

  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding product content, coordinating responses to complex requests

  • Attend and report on industry conferences, hearings, speeches, and webinars

  • Review and proofread the work of others (including outside vendors)

  • Assist in developing marketing materials

  • Assist with social media outreach (blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter) and webinars

  • Help trainers and sales reps with customer presentations, product demonstrations

Various other tasks, functions, and special projects, as needed. These may include the following:

  • Interview experts and other thought leaders in the domain area

  • Participate in new product development

  • Assist with improving taxonomy, search tuning, thesaurus, filtering, linking, and other research platform functionality

  • Serve as a point-person on special projects (e.g., thesaurus, smart chart development, product enhancements, etc.)

  • Respond to media inquiries

Education: Law degree with 5+ years of practice or research experience OR Master's degree with 5+ years of practice or research experience (prefer degree in specialty area) OR Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 7+ years of related practical or writing experience (prefer degree in specialty area)

Experience: Related practical experience a plus, but not required. Media and/or publishing industry experience a plus, but not required.

CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Legal knowledge in a practice area required

  • Strong legal research and legal writing skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Sufficient technical proficiency to learn proprietary editorial tools

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently

  • PC literacy in a Windows environment and Internet navigation and tools (Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

INFORMATION

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

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