Editorial Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 26, 2013
Closes
May 26, 2013
Contact
Ms. Jessica Flores
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group is looking for an enthusiastic, efficient, and career-oriented Editorial Assistant to work in our NY office on our growing list of titles in journalism and media studies. Reporting to the Editor, the Editorial Assistant will provide support in all phases of the book publication process, from the conceptual stage through publication. The

EA will have responsibility for
•Preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production
•Tracking projects throughout the reviewing, development, production, and publication stages
•Corresponding with authors to confirm ms delivery dates, clarify specifications, and respond to queries
•Monitoring due dates for manuscripts and related book materials
•Drafting descriptive and promotional copy for cover, promotion, and other marketing efforts
•Liaising and collaborating with marketing, sales, royalties, and production departments
•Coordinating and distributing editorial reviews and book endorsements
•Preparing and maintaining standard reports, forms, schedules, database records, contracts and files

Limited conference travel and campus visits may be required in the position.

Qualifications:

BA or equivalent educational experience. Book publishing experience and/or advanced degree desirable. Candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal), with strong attention to detail; be able to prioritize multiple tasks; demonstrate a high degree of proficiency with technology and social media; possess a strong intellectual curiosity while remaining task oriented; and be committed to the overall goals of academic publishing.



For consideration for this position, please state salary history, salary requirements, the position being applied for, and the source of the advertisement.

*Only responses with salary history and salary requirements will be considered.

No phone calls please.

Please respond to: employment@taylorandfrancis.com
Please submit in MS-Word format.

Human Resources Department
Taylor and Francis Group
711 3rd Avenue, 8th Floor, NYC 10017
EOE

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