Editorial Assistant

New York City, New York
Jun 04, 2018
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time


Rosen Publishing, an independent educational publishing house that serves the needs of students in grades Pre-K through 12 with high-interest, curriculum-correlated materials, is seeking qualified, detail-oriented, and highly organized and professional candidates for an Editorial Assistant position. The successful candidate should communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues in multiple departments, juggle and complete multiple tasks concurrently, pay meticulous detail to the accuracy of the work produced, and maintain rigorously organized records, files, and data storage systems. This is an excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of the editorial process in a fast-paced environment, particularly for those interested in publishing, books, and/or children’s nonfiction. Ideally, the candidate would be able to begin immediately. Duties and requirements are listed below: 


  • Draft, track, and file contracts and payment requests
  • Update and maintain database of book contributors
  • Update and maintain database of in-process book projects and associated data
  • Submit cataloguing information to the Library of Congress
  • Correspond with authors and editors
  • Enter data for marketing purposes
  • Various other administrative tasks, as assigned
  • Occasional copyediting and line-editing as needed, in Word and/or InCopy


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Strong proofreading skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • 6 mos. related work experience preferred

Please send resume and a cover letter explaining how your experience makes you a good fit for the duties and requirements above.

We offer a good benefit package, including medical/dental insurance, 401k with employer match and generous paid time off and room for growth.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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