Editorial Assistant

Danbury, Connecticut (US)
Competitive with benefits and paid time off
Sep 13, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Guideposts Books and Inspirational Media, a direct marketing publisher, is seeking an editorial assistant to join a dynamic team in developing books for our customers. The editorial assistant will support both the fiction and nonfiction project managers, editors, and production manager.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • research books for licensing through publishers in the Christian market  
  • read critically, edit, proofread, and write
  • administrative/support functions, including invoice processing, maintenance of records
  • assist in maintaining and keeping project schedules current and accurate
  • interface with marketing staff, freelance editorial providers, and designers
  • contribute to content development efforts across the organization
  • Other duties as may be assigned.


College degree preferably in English, Communications, or Creative Writing. Intern experience in editorial or publishing a strong plus. Knowledge of the Christian and general inspirational book market is a plus. Solid experience with Microsoft Office suite is essential, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Adobe Acrobat Pro is a plus. Must be enthusiastic and have a “can-do” attitude.