Editorial Assistant

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Mar 22, 2013
Closes
Apr 21, 2013
Contact
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Duration
Full Time
Bedford/St. Martin’s is seeking an Editorial Assistant for our English group. The assistant will provide support to several editors for college English textbooks and new media products, helping them with various administrative and editorial tasks while being exposed to the editorial function within educational publishing.

Major Responsibilities:

· Coordinating review programs to solicit instructor feedback on new book projects and revised editions

· Corresponding with authors and instructors

· Researching content, editing copy, and proofreading

· Assisting editors with book planning, development, and marketing

· Preparing manuscripts for production and acting as liaison to the production department

· Overseeing ancillary projects such as instructor’s manuals, workbooks, digital tools, and Web sites

· Performing clerical tasks such as copying, filing, processing invoices, handling mailings, and dealing with book project paperwork

· Providing other administrative support as needed



Required Skills / Knowledge:

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Close attention to detail

· Ability to juggle multiple projects and work effectively in a fast-paced environment

· Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently

· Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Reader

· Experience with new media products and social media



Experience Needed:

· Teaching or tutoring experience a plus

· Previous experience and/or internships in educational publishing a plus

· Interest and experience in exploring new technology



Educational Background Required:

· Bachelor of Arts degree

· English majors strongly preferred

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