Editorial Assistant, Philosophy/Religious Studies

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 05, 2014
Closes
Mar 07, 2014
Contact
Ms. Jessica Flores
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group is looking for an enthusiastic, career-oriented Editorial Assistant to work in our NY office on our growing list of books in philosophy and religious studies. Reporting directly to the Senior Philosophy Editor, the Editorial Assistant will be responsible for contributing to the overall success of the philosophy and religious studies programs.

Key responsibilities include:
--Create and maintain standard reports, forms, contracts and files
--Prepare manuscripts for transmittal to production
--Prepare and proofread book information for cover copy and other marketing purposes
--Collaborate effectively with colleagues in the editorial, production, marketing and sales departments as well as with outside freelancers
--Arrange and distribute editorial reviews and book endorsements
--Maintain routine author communication and provide administrative support

Qualifications:
BA or equivalent educational experience required. Publishing experience and 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.


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

No phone calls please.

Please respond to: employment@taylorandfrancis.com

Human Resources Department
Taylor and Francis Group
711 Third Avenue, NYC 10017
EOE

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