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W Magazine

Position: Sales Assistant

Location: New York, New York

Type: Full-Time

About the Job

  • General administrative support such as: phone coverage, filing, expenses, scheduling, ordering supplies, organizing mail lists and issues and travel/restaurant arrangements
  • Handling and interpreting RFP’s (request for proposals) that include: rates, positioning, demographics, circulation, magazine mission statements, media kits, and marketing programs.
  • Responsible for insertion orders and client communication
  • Maintains competitive reports and editorial credits
  • Learning integrated ad sales, brand essence and sales process
  • Use of all Microsoft and internal sales programs.

Requirements:

  • Passion for advertising sales
  • A bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely computer savvy with the ability to master sales systems
  • Candidate should be smart, motivated, personable, detail oriented and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.  Must be both Mac & PC proficient.

To apply:

Contact Laura Lafon at Laura_lafon@condenast.com. This job was originally posted on Minonline.

The New Press

Position: Editorial Assistant

Location: New York, New York

Type: Full-Time

The New Press seeks an Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor (depending on experience) to support the Editorial Department on a range of fronts. Reporting to the Editorial Director, this is a key position involving substantial responsibilities and room for growth.

Responsibilities Include:

Transmit/track status of New Press manuscripts heading into production

  • Maintain editorial department files
  • Write Title Information sheets, catalog copy, and jacket/back cover copy for selected titles
  • Work collaboratively with all other departments through the publication phase of each book
  • Read proposals and manuscripts and prepare editorial memos
  • Correspond as needed with authors and/or their representatives
  • Prepare blurb solicitation letters, finished book letters, etc. and do editorial galley and finished book mailings
  • Serve as primary point of contact with literary/nonfiction translators for The New Press’s program of books in translation
  • Schedule, prepare agendas, and disseminate minutes for editorial meetings
  • Support the seasonal catalog production
  • Other editorial/research projects on an ad hoc basis
  • Bachelor’s degree required; some prior editorial, publishing or bookselling experience desirable. Excellent communication (both oral and written) and organizational skills required. Knowledge of a second language, preferably French, desirable.

To apply:  Please email a resume and cover letter that includes salary history/requirements to: editorialjobs@thenewpress.com

 


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