Acquisitions Assistant

  • Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Tax Analysts offers a casual work environment -- pet friendly and relaxed dress code -- where talented individuals come together to produce great work. Our staff enjoys free covered parking, free coffee and tea, and exercise room with showers, and a working environment that embraces team collaboration and innovation. Here you will have the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling career and still have time for what's important to you personally, such as family, travel, education, or giving back to the community.

We are committed to providing a workplace that offers family-friendly policies and a flexible atmosphere that caters to the needs of working professionals. We strive to offer a realistic work/life balance, competitive compensation, and a generous benefits package. Tax Analysts is a CAREing Company.

Job Description

Oversees basic administrative functions of Acquisitions department, including but not limited to tracking of author payments, general correspondence with outside authors, and updating of records.

  • Researches, acquires, and verifies author contact information concerning potential outreach projects.
  • Corresponds with current and potential authors regarding basic issues related to publishing of their articles.
  • Tracks weekly published articles and ensures that authors are paid.
  • Records and updates team calendar.
  • Monitors various websites to collect material regarding timely and relevant tax topics.
  • Creates shells for documents as assigned or required, and enters necessary information in Content Management System.
  • Maintains department databases and directories.
  • Works with editors and production department staff to meet established deadlines.
  • May proofread and perform light copy editing for consistency, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Cross-trains with other department members and acts as backup for other team members as required or assigned.

Qualifications

  • College degree in English, journalism, communications, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of related experience (customer service, communication, administrative, and/or print and electronic publishing)
  • Computer proficiency in Windows, Office, electronic databases, and web searching

Additional Information

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.