Editorial Assistant

New York, NY
Jul 03, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Kirkus Reviews is seeking a talented, experienced editorial assistant to work at the heart of the most respected prepublication magazine in America.

*The editorial assistant plays a vital role in helping the section editors move books through the review process from start to finish, including fact-checking.

*He or she is also responsible for general office administration.

* The editorial assistant will also be involved in preparing content for Kirkus’ website, including uploading the digital version of the magazine to the website.

* The role requires great attention to detail as well as a friendly and patient demeanor and a love of books; the editorial assistant will be the contact person for a variety of inquiries from publicists, publishers, authors, and other industry professionals.

Cover letter and resume should be sent to Chelsea Ennen at cennen@kirkus.com.

Founded in 1933, Kirkus has been one of the most trusted and authoritative voices in book discovery. Today, Kirkus Reviews covers more than 7,000 books published by traditional houses and more than 3,000 self-published books every year. The magazine is published on the 1st and 15th of every month, and because of the scope of its coverage, its authoritative voice, and the timeliness of its reviews, Kirkus Reviews is revered by many as the first indicator of a book’s potential.

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