Jobs of the Week

Cambridge University Press

Type: Full Time

Position: Editorial Assistant

Location: New York, NY

Cambridge University Press seeks a highly-motivated Editorial Assistant to join our editorial team. Primary responsibilities include providing administrative support to editors and reviewing and processing manuscripts. Working closely with a number of Editors across our Humanities and Social Sciences journals department, this position will provide the successful applicant with a strong grounding in the principles and practice of journals publishing and is a great opportunity for those looking to begin a career in publishing.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a high level of administrative support across a range of tasks (including processing of invoices, a schedule of regular advances and payment requests, and maintenance of department databases).
  • Manage the preparation of reports and other documentation.
  • Conduct market research and competitive analyses for publications.
  • Assist the Editors with the transfer of new journals acquisitions.
  • Provide support in reviewing annual accounts.
  • Coordinate vacation and absence reports for the department, including application for time-off, sick leave, travel authorization documents, and travel and expenditure reports.
  • Coordinate department training requirements.
  • Serve as point of contact for visitors to the department.
  • Perform other editorial duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of office experience required.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize is required.
  • Strong MS Office, Internet and research skills required.
  • Good oral and written skills are a requirement; candidates should have the ability to liaise with many people, learn quickly and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong publishing experience with vast editorial/digital background preferred.
  • Understanding of digital content development and financial acumen is a plus; and copy editing/proofreading skills and courses through a professional publishing program a plus.

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NYLON Magazine

Type: Full Time

Position: Assistant to the Associate Publisher

Location: New York, NY

The assistant will support NYLON’s Associate Publisher by meeting the day-to-day needs in areas of administrative tasks, personal errands, and projects related to the publishing and marketing fields. Duties will include managing calendars, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements and helping to organize various projects. In addition, this role will entail ordering office supplies, handling package drop-offs and other administrative tasks. This role will require strong time management and communication skills. Good work ethic and the ability to prioritize are key.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage schedules and correspondence for Associate Publisher
  • Work under the publisher to update reports for ad sales
  • Organize meetings between Associate Publisher and business clients
  • Make international and domestic travel arrangements
  • Order office supplies and maintain office organization

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Publishing or marketing experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to pay close attention to detail while handling multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • A confident attitude and the ability to work effectively under pressure

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