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Date: Apr 16, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60290

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 
Functional Area:  Copywriting; Editorial/Writing; Environmental Safety; Workplace Safety
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Options:  Remote / Work from Home in the US
Work Hours:  Standard Business Hours

 

Position Summary

This key role within our Health & Safety Editorial team is an opportunity for a practitioner in the health and safety industry to apply and share their reserach and writing skills along with their regulatory knowledge with others.  This position serves as an writer/expert for a segment of J. J. Keller’s publications as well as serves as one of the primary department/company voices for subject-matter expertise.
 

In this role, you will develop new content and/or update existing content within stock products and custom projects, as well as provide expertise through written and oral expression via internal and external communication outlets. This position will also serve as a subject matter resource for other individuals and departments in the company and for external customers/clients/business partners. At J. J. Keller, we protect people and the companies they run. This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference, by joining a leading, nationwide provider, helping to keep employees safe on the job. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Researches, writes, reviews and/or edits material for guides/manuals, handbooks, newsletters and on-line services.
  • Provides regulatory knowledge, product knowledge and training support to external customers via phone and e-mail.
  • Suggests new products/services and revisions of existing products/services.
  • Actively seeks to stay current with trends and specific developments in assigned subject areas in order to facilitate the above responsibilities.
  • Prepares and delivers webinars and presentations at outside events. 
  • Writes outside articles for trade publications, white papers, etc. to support Marketing efforts and to demonstrate the company’s expertise.
  • Researches, develops and reviews material for unique or custom projects to support Custom Solutions, Managed Services, Consulting Services and sales channels.
  • Provides industry and product knowledge and support to internal customers (e.g., Product Development, Sales, Marketing, Consulting, Managed Services, etc.)

Qualifications

Education:
•    High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required
•    Bachelor's Degree in a business related field, comuniciations, or writing related field. 
•    In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, two years of additional related experience may be considered.


Experience:
•    8+ years in the health and safety industry, or 5+ years of experience as a researcher, writer or editor in a deadline-oriented publishing and research-based environment
•    Working knowledge of OSHA regulations required. 
•    Strong research, writing, and oral communication skills.
•    Experience developing written materials on the “how to” of regulatory requirements and best practices.
•    Experience developing and delivering in-person and remote educational/training programs.
•    Experience developing written materials.


Computer Skills:
•    Must be proficient in the use of a PC and MS Office Suite

 

Other Requirements:
•    Editing, writing and verbal communication skills.
•    Ability to research, analyze and interpret information from a variety of sources.
•    Ability to translate technical requirements into layman’s terms.
•    Ability to plan projects and meet deadlines, working both independently and in a team environment.

•    Presentation skills, both in-person and web-based.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for extended periods of time.

 

Occasional travel (5-25%) to customer sites and/or industry and training events required, depending on level and assignment.

 

Other Information

 

At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. Our associates have named J. J. Keller as a Great Place to Work® four years in the running. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 
 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.
 

Not the right role for you, but know someone who could be a great fit? Refer them to us through our Professional Referral Program and you will earn a cash payment if your referral is hired. Learn more here.
 

A Safe Environment During COVID-19:  At J. J. Keller, our purpose is to protect people - our clients and our associates. We use CDC-recommended best practices to ensure the healthiest workplace possible, and our Environment Health & Safety Team continuously monitors our pandemic protocols. During COVID-19, associate have given J. J. Keller high scores for keeping them informed and safe.
 

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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