POSITION: Senior Editorial Assistant
COMPANY: Psychology Press, part of the Taylor & Francis Group
LOCATION: New York
This Senior Editorial Assistant in the Psychology Press group is responsible for maintaining all routine author communication and providing administrative support for two Senior Editors who commission textbooks, supplements and scholarly works for the academic psychology market. Create and maintain standard reports, forms, contracts, and files. Extensive use and maintenance of database records. Prepare manuscripts for transmittal to production, including checking and processing permissions and coordinating Library of Congress copyright registration. Proofread book information for cover copy, and work with marketing, sales, and publicity departments in the US and UK offices. Arrange and distribute editorial reviews and book endorsements. Complete check requests for author and series editor payments. Training new junior members of the editorial team. Occasional duties may include convention travel, market research, and related tasks.
Some editorial assistant or closely related work experience a plus. Candidate must possess strong word processing, Excel and database skills, excellent language and organizational skills, ability to prioritize work under pressure; a knowledge of psychology is desirable but not essential.
BA or equivalent educational experience.
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.
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Please respond to: firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Jessica Flores in the Human Resources Department.
Human Resources Department
Taylor and Francis Group
270 Madison Avenue, NYC 10016