Editorial Assistant, Routledge Research

New York
Jan 30, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Ms. Jessica Flores
Full Time
Routledge, one of the world’s leading commercial academic publishers, seeks an Editorial Assistant for the Routledge Research program, Routledge’s home for cutting-edge scholarly books. The Editorial Assistant will support all phases of the book publication process, from the conceptual stage to the finished book and beyond. The Editorial Assistant will perform a variety of tasks including: preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production; soliciting and chasing peer reviews of book proposals and manuscripts under consideration; creating and maintaining reports, forms, and files; monitoring schedules, delivery dates, and publication dates ensuring publication to schedule; liaising and communicating with other departments, external authors, and editors around the world; maintaining databases and systems; drafting and sending author and contributor contracts; writing copy for marketing materials; and responding to other internal and external enquiries as needed. Responsibilities may include convention travel, market research, and related tasks.


Ideal candidates will be extremely well-organized and have prior experience communicating in a business environment. Candidates must be able to work independently, prioritize, and have the ability to balance a variety of responsibilities / projects simultaneously with attention to detail. Some publishing experience preferred.


Qualified candidates will possess a B.A. or equivalent educational experience, a facility with standard computer programs (Windows, Microsoft Office, internet research skills, etc.), and outstanding communication (oral and written) skills.

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