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Practical Law is looking for a Senior Associate Editor - Real Estate to conduct research, draft, edit, and publish content for its on-line Real Estate Service.
About the Role:
In this opportunity as a Senior Associate Editor, you will:
Use the Senior Associate Editor's expertise and practical experience to research, interpret, and explain legal, practice, and market developments to our customers through on-line content. With support, where appropriate, Senior Associate Editors research, write, commission, review, and deliver well-written, up-to-date content for on-line publication that reflects current market practice. Senior Associate Editors produce and maintain existing Practical Law content, answer customer queries, work with external contributors, and ensure all content is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and customer needs.
Work with Senior State Specialist Editors to draft, edit, and update state-specific real estate resources, with an emphasis on content across multiple jurisdictions. The resources include practice notes, checklists, standard documents, standard clauses, legal updates, other state-specific legal content in accordance with Practical Law writing style.
Carry out search trawls of numerous websites and other sources using, among other things, the software application WebSite-Watcher for current developments and potential topics for legal updates and other state specific resources for the Real Estate Service.
Edit state-specific real estate resources to conform to Practical Law's house style and plain English.
Develop ideas for new state real estate content with an emphasis on multi-state resources, which are to be published on Practical Law.
Liaise with external authors regarding original contributions and updates of Practical Law resources.
Maintain and manage internal progress charts, databases, and folders.
Provide additional research and editorial support for the Real Estate Service as required.
You're a fit for the role of Senior Associate Editor if you have:
At least three (3) years' experience working as a real estate attorney in a law firm or as in-house counsel, including experience at either a large firm with a real estate group or a boutique firm with a sophisticated real estate practice.
Demonstrated and passion for writing, editorial, analytical, and research skills, including:
Demonstrated knowledge of the topics covered by Practical Law Real Estate, including:
Strong academic credentials, communication skills, work ethic and ability to meet deadlines.
Experience drafting and negotiating real estate-related documents.
Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services.
A good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm attorneys, in-house counsel, and the legal market in general.
Recent experience using Westlaw for legal research.
Self-motivated with excellent time management and organizational skills to effectively track productivity and ensure product development milestones are met.
Ability to constantly collaborate with and support team members in a remote environment without on-site technical support.
What's in it For You?
You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:
Hybrid Work Model: We've adopted a flexible hybrid working environment for our office-based roles while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected.
Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: flexible vacation, two company-wide Mental Health Days Off; work from another location for up to a total of 8 weeks in a year, 4 of those weeks can be out of the country and the remaining in the country, Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.
Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking.
Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
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In the United States, Thomson Reuters offers a comprehensive benefits package to our employees. Our benefit package includes market competitive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance programs, as well as a competitive 401k plan with company match. In addition, Thomson Reuters offers market leading work life benefits with competitive vacation, sick and safe paid time off, paid holidays (including two company mental health days off), parental leave, sabbatical leave. These benefits meet or exceeds the requirements of paid time off in accordance with any applicable state or municipal laws. Finally, Thomson Reuters offers the following additional benefits: optional hospital, accident and sickness insurance paid 100% by the employee; optional life and AD&D insurance paid 100% by the employee; Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts; fitness reimbursement; access to Employee Assistance Program; Group Legal Identity Theft Protection benefit paid 100% by employee; access to 529 Plan; commuter benefits; Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance; Tuition Reimbursement; and access to Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
Thomson Reuters complies with local laws that require upfront disclosure of the expected pay range for a position. The location(s) for this role include one or more of the following metro locations: Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Washington, DC. The base compensation range for the role in any of those locations is $77,000 - $143,000. This role may also be eligible for an Annual Bonus based on a combination of enterprise and individual performance. Base pay is positioned within the range based on several factors including an individual's knowledge, skills and experience with consideration given to internal equity. Base pay is one part of a comprehensive Total Reward program which also includes flexible and supportive benefits and other wellbeing programs.
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