Senior Editorial Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 26, 2013
Closes
May 26, 2013
Contact
Ms. Jessica Flores
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Garland Science is looking for an enthusiastic, career-oriented Senior Editorial Assistant to work in our NY office on our growing list of chemistry, structural biology, and biophysics textbooks. The Senior Editorial Assistant will be responsible for contributing to the overall success of the book list. You will interface with editorial, marketing, financial, and contractual aspects of publishing.

Key responsibilities include:
--Accurately track the status of projects from beginning to end
--Evaluate and prepare manuscripts for transmittal to production
--Maintain author communication via phone and email
--Initiate reviews of manuscripts and contribute analysis in communication with authors
--Collaborate effectively with colleagues in the editorial, production, and marketing departments as well as with outside freelancers
--Create and maintain, on a timely basis: standard reports, forms, contracts, and files
--Conduct market (course) research
--Prepare and proofread book information for cover copy and other marketing purposes
--Some database work and administrative support involved

Qualifications:
BA or equivalent educational experience required. Some publishing experience required and an advanced degree desirable. Candidate must arrive with excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal), be able to prioritize multiple tasks, demonstrate a high degree of computer proficiency, possess a strong intellectual curiosity while remaining task oriented, and be committed to the overall goals of academic publishing. Educational background or publishing experience in the sciences is a plus.


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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