Editorial Assistant

Aug 20, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
Ms. Brittany Jasnoff
Full Time
Boston magazine has an immediate opening for a detail-oriented editorial assistant. This individual will work with the managing editor to ensure the smooth and timely production of Boston magazine, Boston Home, and Boston Weddings. Job responsibilities for this entry-level position will include:

» Assisting the managing editor with the circulation and tracking of page proofs to editors and writers.

» Copy-editing for all three magazines.

» Fact-checking for all three magazines.

» Entering changes and performing quality-control checks in InDesign on layouts for all three magazines.

» Shipping files to our pre-press technicians in Philadelphia.

» Maintaining invoices and contracts for the editorial and art departments.

» Managing a stable of editorial interns.

» Contributing to the magazine(s) as a writer.

» Maintaining Boston magazine's presence on Nexis.

Required Experience:

» Experience on the editorial side of magazine publishing.

» Impeccable copy-editing skills; familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style.

» A working knowledge of Adobe InDesign (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat are also a plus).

» The ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining high standards for accuracy and consistency.

» Prior fact-checking experience is a plus.

Include cover letter, resume, and work samples. No phone calls, please.

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