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Publication or Company Harlequin
Job Title Managing Editorial Coordinator
Industry Book Publishing, Entertainment, Other Publishing, Production
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Major Accountabilities:
• Logging and overseeing the timely delivery of single title materials: art fact sheets, cover copy, front matter and back matter.
• Working extensively with Excel, in order to update and maintain daily logs, to ensure accuracy of information regarding status.
• Coordinating and following up with freelance copywriters and line editors to ensure high quality and timeliness. Recruiting, processing and training of freelancers required when necessary.
• Communicating, liaising and following up with NY Editorial, Managing Editorial and Production to ensure scheduling information is accurate, timely and of high quality.
• Working within multiple in-house databases to process projects electronically.
• Supporting the Managing Editor on special projects as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:
• B.A. or equivalent.
• Minimum 2 years previous experience in publishing, with an emphasis on trade book production.
• PC literacy with hands-on experience working with a variety of database and online programs.
• Highly proficient in Excel and Word (using Track Changes).
• Familiarity with Adobe.
• Ability to manage high volume of materials in fast-paced environment.
• Strong attention to detail and communication skills.
• Excellent planning, organizing and technical skills.
• Solution-oriented self-starter.
About Our Company Are you excellent at managing deadlines? Do you have strong organizational and communication skills? Are you interested in working for one of the world’s leading publishers of books for women? If you answered yes to all these questions, we are hiring and searching for qualified candidates like you.

Who are we, you ask? We are Harlequin, the global leader in series romance, and our downtown NYC office is recruiting for a Managing Editorial Coordinator. As the Managing Editorial Coordinator, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, supporting the Managing Editor and her department by coordinating the development and effective management of freelance staff, logging, tracking, and directing manuscripts and ancillary materials for our single title and series projects.

In return, Harlequin offers a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and a friendly business-casual environment, all conveniently located near major transit lines.

Our energetic and passionate people are looking forward to working with you.

Note: We ask that all submissions include a cover letter and salary requirement. Thank you.

Harlequin is the global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers of books for women. The Toronto-based company publishes over 110 titles a month in 32 languages in 115 international markets on six continents. These books are written by over 1,100 talented authors worldwide, offering women a broad range of reading from romance to bestseller fiction, from young adult novels to erotic literature, from nonfiction to fantasy, from African-American novels to inspirational romance, and more. With half of its books sold overseas and a tremendous 95% outside Canada, it is both the country's most successful publisher and one of its most international businesses.

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