Taylor & Francis Job Opportunities

Taylor & Francis is currently hiring for their New York and Burlington, MA offices. The open positions are posted below.

Contact Jessica Flores with any questions, at  Jessica.flores@taylorandfrancis.com

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NEW YORK OFFICE

 

Digital Project Manager – Routledge -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Taylor & Francis Group, Routledge Books, are currently recruiting for a full-time Digital Product Manager to join a dynamic, innovative team who play a pivotal role in the success of the company’s most important digital projects.  The successful candidate would be responsible for a range of tasks to ensure each project is delivered on time, to the highest standards, delivering the maximum value.

 

Acquisitions Editor – CRC -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Publisher—IT, Business, and Security, the Acquisitions Editor is responsible for building distinguished and marketable lists in security, homeland security, emergency management, and related technical and management fields. To that end, the Acquisitions Editor will work to acquire and transmit into production a minimum of 25 new titles per year in those areas.

 

Marketing Assistant – Garland Science-GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Garland Science, publisher of high quality scientific textbooks, seeks individual to coordinate all conference participation, manage subsidiary rights, maintain databases, and support marketing managers with print and electronic direct mail and advertising campaigns and other promotions.

 

Editorial Assistant– Garland Science Sales -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

To provide editorial support and assistance for, multimedia, website, and print textbook development. The job may also include administrative, customer support, and personal assisting tasks.

 

Editorial Assistant– Routledge -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group is looking for an enthusiastic, career-oriented Editorial Assistant to work in our NY office on our growing list of books in philosophy and religious studies. Reporting directly to the Senior Philosophy Editor, the Editorial Assistant will be responsible for contributing to the overall success of the philosophy and religious studies programs.

 

Editorial Assistant – Routledge -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group is looking for an enthusiastic, career-oriented Editorial Assistant to work in our NY office on our growing list of titles in planning and urban design. Reporting to the Editor and working with other members of the Built Environment team, the Editorial Assistant will provide support in all phases of the book publication process, from the conceptual stage through publication.

 

BURLINGTON, MA OFFICE

 

Editorial Project Manager – Focal Press Editorial -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Focal Press has an opening for an Editorial Project Manager position in its Burlington MA office.  Working with Acquisitions Editors in media technology (including but not necessarily limited to film, audio, and web design), the Editorial Project Manager will support the successful publishing programs in the relevant areas.

Jobs of the Week

Harlequin

Type: Full Time

Position: Associate Publicist – Nonfiction

Location: New York, NY

Harlequin is seeking an Associate Publicist with experience in lifestyle book publicity to join its dynamic nonfiction team. The publicist will handle a range of publicity campaigns for our diverse list of titles (memoirs, cookbooks, diet, fitness, self-help and motivational, and relationships) in our growing nonfiction imprint. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational skills, creative thinking abilities, strong communication skills, solid media knowledge and experience with Social Media platforms. S/he must be team-oriented with a positive attitude and will be responsible for:

  • Crafting and executing publicity campaigns for assigned titles.
  • Pitching and securing national and regional media, including print, radio, television, and online outlets.
  • Writing press materials such as press releases, pitches letters, bios, and other related communications; coordinates review mailings.
  • Managing author appearances and tours, including arranging travel, creating tour schedules, and traveling as necessary.
  • Fielding a variety of calls from the media and authors.
  • Researching and maintaining media contact lists and databases.
  • Performing department administrative duties as necessary.

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years prior experience, preferably in book publishing and publicity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of national and regional media (TV, radio, print & online).
  • Proficiency with Cision and Publicity Assistant.
  • Knowledge of and interest in expanding promotional outreach through social media and other online outlets.

Find the original job posting here.

Rodale – MensHealth.com

Type: Full Time

Position: Assistant Editor – Social Media and Daily Content

Location: New York, NY

MensHealth.com seeks a web-savvy content producer to join our fast-paced team. You’ll be tasked with writing, scheduling, and posting social media content, generating daily content for articles and newsletters, uploading copy and images, and helping produce custom edit centers. The ideal candidate will be a hybrid reporter, social media editor, and web producer who has a “no job is to small” attitude, a passion for the Men’s Health brand, and who’s excited to help improve lives and engage readers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Write, schedule, and post social media content to Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and other social media outlets every day.
  • Report and write Men’s Health News and other blog posts each week.
  • Upload copy, photographs, and videos into our content management system daily.
  • Routinely perform quality assurance checks on website articles.
  • Produce and prepare content for syndication outlets and newsletters.
  • Generate great content ideas and be able to execute them quickly.
  • Help drive and improve reader engagement and traffic.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least an undergraduate degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field.
  • A strong desire to be part of the Men’s Health brand, and a passion for fitness, nutrition, health, style, and other subjects that matter most to men.
  • Experience working in an online editorial environment, particularly with regards to content management systems and social media.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and grammatical skills.
  • Ability to work with people at many levels.
  • A keen interest in social media.
  • Creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Relentless ambition and work ethic.

Find the original job posting here.

Jobs of the Week

Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group

Type: Full Time

Position: Editorial Assistant

Location: NYC

Routledge, one of the world’s leading commercial academic publishers seeks an editorial assistant for the education publishing program. The editorial assistant will support two editors with all phases of the book publication process from the conceptual stage to the finished book and beyond. The assistant will be responsible for a variety of tasks including

  • routine correspondence with authors;
  • file and database management;
  • tracking projects at various stages of reviewing, editing, production, and publication;
  • commissioning reviews for projects under consideration;
  • preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production including checking and processing permissions and coordinating Library of Congress and copyright registration;
  • securing endorsements for books;
  • assisting in drafting and proofreading book information copy; and
  • liaising with marketing, sales, accounting, and production departments.

The duties may include convention travel, market research, report creation, and related tasks.

Qualifications:

B.A. or equivalent educational experience. Candidate must have excellent organizational abilities, strong computer skills, experience with standard computer programs (Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, etc.), and impeccable language (grammar and spelling) and communication (oral and written) skills. Ideal candidates will be highly organized and have the ability to balance a variety of responsibilities and handle many projects simultaneously. An interest or background in education or the humanities or the social sciences is not required, but is a plus.

View the original job posting here.

Saveur Magazine

Type: Full Time

Position: Associate Editor

Location: NYC

Saveur magazine seeks an associate editor with significant experience in and passion for the areas of culinary, travel, and culture content; three years’ experience of story development, writing, and editing as part of a magazine staff; experience in working with writers, photographers, and test kitchen staff to conceive of and develop stories.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with writers and other editors to develop and edit stories
  • Report and write stories for the magazine
  • Work with the test kitchen on recipe development and supporting content for assigned stories
  • Work with art director and photography editor on development of visuals for stories
  • Develop new ideas for the magazine and deliver excellent content

Requirements:

  • Deep passion for and knowledge of authentic, global cuisines
  • Strong magazine editing experience
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to interact with many creative people across several departments
  • Experience with writing and editing magazine stories
  • Experience with conceiving and developing feature packages
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and on tight deadlines
  • Social media and online experience a plus

View the original job posting here.

Jobs of the Week

Levine Greenberg Literary Agency, Inc.

Type: Full Time

Position: Agent Assistant

Location: New York, NY

Requirements:

The Levine Greenberg Literary Agency is seeking a highly organized, personable individual with strong writing and discriminating reading skills to support two literary agents with large lists. This individual will be responsible for providing full time administrative and editorial support to one agent and sharing administrative duties in supporting a second agent.

Candidates must be critical readers of fiction, including suspense, “book club” fiction, women’s fiction, mystery and young adult. The job will include opportunities to read nonfiction, as well. The ideal candidate should be a highly-motivated multitasker with excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. The agency is looking for someone who is a creative problem solver, a quick learner, and effective at time management. Tech savviness and familiarity with Word, Excel, Adobe, Outlook, BAITS and PowerPoint are strongly preferred. Prior publishing experience a plus. This job is an excellent way to build experience in the book publishing world and learn in a supportive and open office environment.Duties include reading submissions and queries and providing reader’s reports, helping to prepare proposals and pitch letters, and basic client management. Administrative and day-to-day support tasks include answering phones, scheduling, contract routing, filing, mailing, copying, and updating databases.

View the original job posting here.

AVENUE Magazine

Type: Full Time

Position: Associate/Senior Editor

Location: New York, NY

Description:

Being an Associate/Senior editor at AVENUE is a wonderful opportunity for someone interested in social journalism to significantly deepen their editorial experience and responsibilities. As part of our small, close-knit team, you would work with the other top editors to develop, assign and edit every part of the magazine, from cover stories to columns, from advertorials to our back page questionnaire. You would also play an important role in producing our website and helping to manage our social media.

The job offers opportunity, camaraderie and lots of intellectual challenges. Indeed, one of its best aspects is getting to think about such a target and interesting group of people. As Manhattan’s oldest society magazine, we cover Manhattan’s elite in a way that is distinct from other magazine. AVENUE offers a unique, behind-the-scenes perspective on people and their lifestyles in the wealthiest zip codes in the wealthiest country in the world.

People who thrive as editors at AVENUE are highly literate, thoughtful, curious, and responsible team players. They are interested in lifestyle/society related material and have very strong editing and writing skills. The Associate editor/Senior position would be ideal for a person in the beginning phase of their career who already has had substantial experience writing and/or editing for school publications and internships, or for an editorial assistant or editorial associate looking for a substantial step up in responsibility.

View the original job posting here.

Jobs of the Week: Helpful Websites

If you have some free time over the winter break, take a look at the job postings on these websites. They can give you a good idea of possible future opportunities:

Media Bistro
Publisher’s Weekly
Publishers Lunch
Book Jobs
ed2010
Association of Magazine Media

Check out this article from Business Insider for tips on how to write the perfect cover letter. Read the Huffington Post’s resume writing tips here. Linked In is an important too for future members of the workforce as well. Check out Information Week’s Top 10 Linked In Tips here. The Huffington Post chimes in about Linked In as well.

Curious about how much money professionals in the publishing industry make? Revisit our posts about magazine job salaries here and book job salaries here.

Want to look inside the daily routine of the Executive Assistant to Cosmopolitan’s Editor in Chief, Joanna Coles? Check out this video from The New York Times.

Pace offers Career Services help for students too. They can give feedback on your resume and cover letters, as well as offer job guidance.

In the coming year, don’t stress out too much about jobs. There are many tips and tricks, and of course our fellow Pace professors, that can aid in our future employment endeavors.