Editorial Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 17, 2014
Closes
Feb 16, 2014
Contact
Mr. Cory Allyn
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Skyhorse Publishing, a New York City-based trade book publisher, is looking to hire an entry-level editorial assistant.

The position's responsibilities include handling a wide range of assignments, such as writing and producing sales information for upcoming releases, overseeing production on reprints and original titles, author correspondence, market research, and general assistance to the editorial department. Skyhorse Publishing operates a number of imprints, including Arcade Publishing, Sports Publishing, Sky Pony Press, Night Shade Books, Allworth Press, and more, and editorial assistants may be assigned work from any or all of these imprints.

The right candidate will have proven themselves through past work experience and/or internships to be dedicated to beginning and cultivating a career in trade book publishing. Multi-tasking, strong writing skills, and the ability to work efficiently and effectively are all absolute requirements for this position.

Salary begins at $30,000 a year, with health benefits after six months of employment and yearly performance reviews.

If interested, please supply a cover letter and resume, as well as a separate document listing three out of print books that would complement Skyhorse’s back catalog of titles and your reasons for choosing them.

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