Assistant Production Editor
Responsibilities:Assists Harper Group executive managing editor with administrative aspects of the department, including phones, coding invoices, preparing weekly production reports, and updating PIX database. Under minimal supervision: Assumes production editorial responsibilities for hardcover offsets, and some original manuscripts depending on skill level Places work with freelance copyeditors, proofreaders, and indexers and supervises their work. Collates and checks proof corrections and copyedits miscellaneous material (such as frontmatter, flap copy, etc). Assumes responsibility for his/her books staying on schedule and error-free.Prepares bound galley back covers and tracks status of bound galley materials.Handles numerous responsibilities at once, often under tight deadlines.Qualifications:1-3 years prior experience. Completion of copyediting class desired; solid copyediting and PC skills, including knowledge of Word and TrackChanges function. MUST be detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to set priorities. Must possess college degree or equivalent experience.If interested in this position, send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line MM-APE.If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to email@example.com with the subject line MM-APE.