Associate Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 12, 2013
Closes
Dec 12, 2013
Contact
Wanda Simon
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
* Candidate will be proficient with the themes/subjects of our publications
* Current knowledge of competing publications
* 4-7 years of experience in luxury, illustrated book, top magazine/ art publishers, or online
* Excellent project management skills
* Can work independently in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
* Extremely organized and detail-oriented
* Proficiency in the entire Adobe Suite (specifically Photoshop and InDesign)
* Confidence and ability to contract and manage work for hire
* Knowledge of French helpful

Responsibilities:

* Project management of approximately 8 titles per season
* Prepare, rewrite, proof-read, and edit copy
* Allocate work to outside copyeditors and translators and oversee projects for occasional interns
* Plan book layouts in accordance with Assoulines style, editorial policy and publishing requirements
* Factchecking
* Review and approve proofs
* Oversee publication production, including artwork, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements
* Assist Editorial Director in hiring writers and negotiating contracts, royalties, and payments for authors or freelancers





Salary requirements a must

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