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Publication or Company The Museum of Modern Art
Job Title Assistant Editor, Publications
Industry Book Publishing, Non-profit, Other Publishing
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Editor to join its Publications Department. This position reports to the Editorial Director. Please see responsibilities, requirements, and application procedure below.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Edits and oversees production of Museum-related ephemera such as wall labels, brochures, educational materials, bulletins, etc. Edits other material related to Museum programs when necessary. Edits manuscripts and prepares ancillary texts (captions, cover copy, etc.) for production of other publication projects. Assists editors with larger projects and checks all stages of projects in accordance with schedule through finished project when necessary. Copy edits and proofreads. Assists in obtaining permissions on quotes or illustrative material when necessary. Performs any other duties, including administrative, related to those mentioned above.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelorís degree, and three or more years experience in editing, copy editing, and proofreading for art publications. Strong editorial skills plus familiarity with production and design. Knowledge of foreign languages preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word for Mac, and other standard office procedures and equipment.
About Our Company Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

Through the leadership of its Trustees and staff, The Museum of Modern Art manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a permanent collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of unparalleled significance; by sustaining a library, archives, and conservation laboratory that are recognized as international centers of research; and by supporting scholarship and publications of preeminent intellectual merit.

Central to The Museum of Modern Art's mission is the encouragement of an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art by the diverse local, national, and international audiences that it serves.
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