Jobs of the Week: Lucky, Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, and Waterbrook Press

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Lucky

Screen Shot 2014-11-06 at 11.59.42 AMTitle: Editorial Assistant

Type: Full-time Staff

Location: New York, NY

Description: 

Lucky is seeking an Editorial Assistant for the print magazine. The primary focus of the position is to assist the Deputy and Managing Editors with tasks ranging from coordinating copyflow to generating display text to assisting with partnership projects for consumer marketing.

“The Magazine About Shopping,” Lucky focuses on fashion and beauty through the lens of personal style. Led by Editor-in-Chief Eva Chen, the team at Lucky is full of innovative, forward-thinking and social-media obsessed editors. We are looking for a self-starting, detail-oriented Editorial Assistant who can communicate with all the departments of The Lucky Group and help out with almost any project — whether it’s organizing a Game of Thrones contest or researching a potential cover star or coordinating a delivery of custom-made ice cream.

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage schedules and communications for Deputy and Managing Editors
Manage the onboarding of new staff members (in all departments at Lucky)
Write the Table of Contents for each issue
Conduct research for Style and Entertainment departments, as necessary
Editorial market work for special sections and issues, as needed
Work with PR team on monthly press releases
Aid Business Manager with processing invoices
Aid Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief with operational duties
Other editorial tasks as needed (i.e.: manage the iPad lending library, oversee mailroom inventory, etc.)

Requirements: 
Four-year college degree with previous internship experience, magazine experience preferable
Working knowledge of basic computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Familiarity with InCopy, a plus

To Apply: 
Contact Chantal Fernandez at chantal_fernandez@condenast.com

 

Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group

Screen Shot 2014-11-06 at 12.05.50 PMTitle: Editorial Assistant, Education

Type: Full-time

Location: New York, NY

Description: 
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.

Requirements: 
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.

To Apply: 
Click here to apply online.

 

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Waterbrook Press (Random House)

prh-logo-bigTitle: Editorial Assistant

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Description: 
WaterBrook Press seeks an editorial assistant to support the editorial department, including editors and the editor in chief/vice president for editorial. Responsibilities will include: evaluating manuscripts, writing flap copy and fact sheets, attending meetings, and administrative tasks . You will assist in coordinating the editorial and production process, transmit manuscripts, and handle special projects. This job is an excellent way to learn about publishing and offers an engaging work environment.

Requirements: 
Candidates should be creative, self-starters, exceptionally organized and have the ability to multi-task. Strong communication and writing skills are essential. The ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work independently is required. Prior office experience required.

  • Education: 4 Year Degree
  • Experience: 0-2 Years
  • Travel: Little to None
  • Skills: not specified

To Apply: 
Please apply using the online application process.

Jobs of the Week: Taylor & Francis Group, Rodale, and Grosset and Dunlap

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Taylor & Francis Group

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 10.42.28 AMTitle: Editorial Assistant/Research

Location: NYC

Requirements: 
Ideal candidates will be extremely well organized and have the ability to balance a variety of responsibilities / handle many projects simultaneously. Some publishing experience preferred.

Qualified candidates will possess a B.A. or equivalent educational experience, a facility with standard computer programs (Windows, Microsoft Office, internet research skills, etc.), and impeccable language (grammar and spelling) and communication (oral and written) skills.

Description:
Routledge, one of the world’s leading commercial academic publishers, seeks an Editorial Assistant for the Routledge Research program. The Routledge Research program is Routledge’s home for leading edge research books and is one of the largest and most distinctive monograph programs in academic publishing. Routledge Research was created in 1995 and has since expanded to include all areas of the Social Sciences and Humanities.

The Editorial Assistant will support two Editors with all phases of the book publication process in the fields of Education, Psychology, Classics and Archaeology, Law, and Library and Information Science – from the conceptual stage to the finished book and beyond. The Editorial Assistant will be responsible for a variety of tasks including preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production; soliciting and chasing peer reviews of book proposals and manuscripts under consideration; creating and maintaining reports, forms, and files; monitoring schedules, delivery dates, and publication dates ensuring publication to schedule; liaising and communicating with other departments, external authors, and editors around the world; maintaining databases and systems; drafting and sending author and contributor contracts; writing copy for marketing materials; and responding to other internal and external enquiries as needed. Responsibilities may include convention travel, market research, and related tasks.

To Apply:
For consideration for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to: employment@taylorandfrancis.com to the attention of Jessica Flores in the Human Resources Department. 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. No phone calls please. Human Resources Department Taylor and Francis Group 711 3rd Avenue, 8th Floor, NYC 10017 EOE

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logoWomen’s Health – Rodale

Title: Editorial Assistant, Women’s Health

Type: Full-time

Location: NYC

Requirements:

  • Several editorial internships under his/her belt
  • An interest in integrative health, psychology, relationships, fitness, and food
  • A strong service-journalism sensibility
  • A proven ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

Description:
Women’s Health magazine is seeking a creative and enthusiastic Editorial Assistant to support the Editor-in-Chief and Editorial staff. This individual will be expected to participate actively in a fun culture of innovation and teamwork. The position is based in Women’s Health’s New York office.

Key responsibilities include: Performing administrative tasks for the Women’s Health Editor-in-Chief,
working closely with the senior members of the Editorial Team in a support capacity, assisting with magazine copy flow and administrative needs, researching stories for the magazine and Women’s Health branded projects, pitching and writing about news & trends for various departments, and writing and/or editing front-of-book articles.

To Apply: Visit Rodale’s website and apply online.

 

 

GrossetDunlapGrosset and Dunlap, Penguin Young Readers

Title: Assistant Production Editor

Type: Full-time

Location: NYC

Requirements:

  •  A 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Strong copy-editing and proofreading skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and work quickly yet effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with MS Word and MS Excel

Description:
Penguin Random House seeks an Assistant Production Editor for Grosset & Dunlap, part of the Penguin Young Readers Group. The imprint has a strong trade, mass market, and school presence. It publishes fun and informative books for children, 0-12 years of age. In addition to popular chapter book series, it expands in-house brands such as: The Little Engine That Could, The World of Eric Carle, and Llama Llama; it continues the legacy of Beatrix Potter; publishes Grosset Vintage ? a series of children’s books with mid-century origins, leads the non-fiction market with its Who Was and Smithsonian programs; and works with Cartoon Network and other licensors on media tie-in publishing.

The Assistant Production Editor will work on all phases of text and cover processes, from manuscript to bound books, routes production materials, and assisting with data maintenance.

Responsibilities include:

– Copyediting covers and manuscripts and proofreading typeset pages
– Reviewing and fact-checking sketches and artwork for consistency and accuracy
– Routing and tracking materials to and from editorial, design and production
– Maintaining the department’s production notes
– Working on other managing/production editorial projects as needed

To Apply: Fill out the online application.