Journals Production Editior

New York
Apr 10, 2014
May 10, 2014
Mr. Human Resources
Full Time
Cambridge University Press, a leader in academic publishing, seeks an experienced Journals Production Editor to join our team. Cambridge offers rewarding career opportunities with competitive salaries and excellent benefits in a positive and supportive environment. The Journals Production Editor will be capable of handling a demanding list of scholarly journals in a variety of disciplines from manuscript to publication. The ideal candidate must combine 21st century production skills with a traditional commitment to quality.

Principal Responsibilities:

-Coordinate all editorial-production and manufacturing aspects of journal production from receipt of manuscript through distribution of journal, including review of copyediting/proofreading, trafficking of proofs, and preparation of copy for publication online and in print.

-Act as primary contact for day-to-day production concerns with journal editorial offices, freelancers, vendors, and other departments within journals and throughout the Press.

-Prepare and maintain schedules.

-Record arrival of manuscripts from editorial offices; maintain relevant portions of journal production databases.


-Possess experience processing manuscripts in various workflows for article-by-article and issue-based journals.

-Demonstrate the ability to represent Cambridge professionally to publishing partners.

-Possess excellent communication skills, a sense of diplomacy and the ability to work under deadline pressure.

-Have a minimum of 3 years of similar experience.

-High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
Knowledge of publishing trends and capacity to thrive in a rapidly changing industry is a plus.

For further information about the Press, please visit our website at For consideration, submit cover letter with salary requirements and cv/resume here, or by postal mail to: Human Resources; Cambridge University Press; 32 Avenue of the Americas; New York, NY 10013. Cambridge University Press is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer