Editorial Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Jun 05, 2014
Closes
Jul 05, 2014
Contact
Ms. Jessica Flores
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Routledge, a leading, global academic publisher, is looking for an enthusiastic, career-oriented editorial assistant to work in the New York office on its growing list of titles in business, management and accounting. The editorial assistant will support two editors, assisting in all phases of the book publication process, from the conceptual stage through to publication. The assistant will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

•routine correspondence with authors;
•tracking projects at various stages of reviewing, editing, production, and publication;
•commissioning reviews for projects under consideration;
•preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production, including checking and processing permissions, and coordinating Library of Congress copyright registration;
•file and database management;
•assisting in drafting and proofreading book information copy;
•securing endorsements for books, assisting with cover design; and
•liaising with marketing, sales, accounting, and production departments.

Duties may also include occasional travel, market research, report creation, and related administrative support tasks.

Qualifications:
•B.A. or equivalent experience
•Impeccable language (grammar and spelling) and communication (oral and written) skills are a must
•Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong attention to detail
•Strong computer skills, and experience with standard computer programs (Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, etc.)
•Ideal candidate will have the ability to balance a variety of responsibilities and handle many projects simultaneously
•An interest/background in business disciplines in not required, but considered a plus


For consideration for this position, please state salary history, salary requirements, the position being applied for, and the source of the advertisement.

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

No phone calls please.

Please respond to: employment@taylorandfrancis.com
Please submit in MS-Word format.

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

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