Job Opportunity: Editorial Assistant for Berghahn Books

Specializing in fields of higher education, Berghahn Books is an independent publisher that focuses on producing academic books and journals.

Editorial Assistant

Berghahn Books is looking for an Editorial Assistant for its books division in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Reporting to two senior acquisitions editors, the Assistant will provide essential support for the day-to-day operations of the Editorial department and will work closely with authors who are preparing manuscripts for production. Benefits for the position include health and dental care, a 401K, and bonuses.

Responsibilities:

• Working with authors to ensure timely submission of manuscripts, images, permissions, and other deliverables
• Preparing materials for handover to the Production department
• Maintaining publication schedules and departmental databases
• Circulating schedules and keeping notes for Production-Editorial meetings
• Providing administrative support for peer reviews and other aspects of the acquisitions process
• Drafting cover and catalog copy

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills
• Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently in a small-firm environment
• Familiarity with MS Office suite; experience with FileMaker Pro and Adobe Creative suite a plus
• Basic understanding of/demonstrated interest in higher education and the subject areas in which Berghahn publishes are strongly preferred.

Anyone interested in the position must send their resume and a cover letter and resume to:
Chris Chappell, Senior Editor
chris.chappell@berghahnbooks.com

Job Opportunity: Journal Sales Executive for Taylor & Francis Group Publishers

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Taylor & Francis Group is a global publisher of 2,300 academic journals and 3,000 new books per year, covering the breadth of humanities, social sciences, hard sciences and recently added clinical medical content.  Our journals program is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. and Philadelphia, PA.  Taylor & Francis is part of the Informa Group, a global information provider for the academic, professional and commercial markets.

Journal Sales Executive

The Journals Division of Taylor & Francis Group, a division of informa and leading academic publisher, has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic sales professional to join its growing sales team. This is a great opportunity for early to mid-level professionals to fine tune their sales skills with a great company. This position reports to the Regional Sales Manager for the Northeastern U.S.

Responsibilities:

  • Increase and promote sales of T&F online journal products throughout assigned region
  • Identify, maintain and develop current and prospective customer accounts and actively pursue opportunities for growth and development
  • Manage account details through CRM software and track and share lead information throughout all stages of the sales process
  • Respond to RFPs from prospective customers and generate customized quotes
  • Successfully negotiate and execute sales agreements
  • Produce regular reports on sales activity and development opportunities
  • Assist in the development of sale proposals and management reports
  • Meet with customers and attend library meetings and industry events as required
  • Estimated travel 35-40%

Qualifications: Strong organizational and project management skills with the demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced presentation skills at all levels of business. Effective account management skills and the ability to form strong relationships and partnerships both internally and externally. Successful candidate will be highly organized, professional, confident, and goal oriented. Able to work independently and as part of a team.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus one – two years’ previous sales/marketing experience. Previous publishing experience, understanding of academic library environment, and/or specific industry knowledge (pharma, biotech, chemical, etc) desired. Proficiency with Windows applications including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, required. Previous experience with CRM software helpful. Overnight travel required.

Please note: the main location of this position is in Philadelphia, PA, so applicants must be willing and able to accommodate this. Full-time work from home/remote based employment is not available.

About Taylor & Francis Group

Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. Our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine, and we are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

Our network of offices has grown to include representatives in Oxford, New York, Philadelphia, Boca Raton, Boston, Melbourne, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Stockholm, New Delhi and Johannesburg. This has enabled Taylor & Francis Group staff to provide local expertise and support to our editors, societies and authors, as well as tailored, efficient customer service to our library colleagues in institutions around the world. We have a passion for digital distribution (we are one of the leading publishers of online journals and eBooks) and are committed to distributing and making our journals as widely available as possible to not-for-profit institutions in developing countries.

Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1,800 journals and over 4,000 new books each year, with a books backlist in excess of 60,000 specialist titles. We are providers of quality information and knowledge that enable our customers to perform their jobs efficiently, enhance their education, and help contribute to the advancement of their chosen market sectors.

Students interested in this job must apply through the HR system at this link. For more insight into Taylor & Francis Group, please visit their main site at taylorandfrancis.com.

Job Opportunity: Journal Sales Administrator for Taylor & Francis Group Publishers

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Taylor & Francis Group is a global publisher of 2,300 academic journals and 3,000 new books per year, covering the breadth of humanities, social sciences, hard sciences and recently added clinical medical content.  Our journals program is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. and Philadelphia, PA.  Taylor & Francis is part of the Informa Group, a global information provider for the academic, professional and commercial markets.

Journal Sales Administrator

The Journals Sales Department of Taylor & Francis Group Publishers has an opening for a Journal Sales Administrator. This position supports all aspects of the North American library sales team, specifically the Northeastern Region, and is responsible for the following tasks:

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing other duties as assigned
  • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software
  • Conduct customer subscription research and analysis activities with sales team and build interpretive reports based on the data
  • Create and build customer communication including quotes and reports
  • Trouble shoot and resolve customer claim issues relating to access to online content
  • Arrange meetings and manage and maintain executive schedule
  • Work with the US sales team to meet division revenue objectives and other duties as assigned by management.

Requirements:

  • Advanced fluency and proficiency in (Excel), knowledge of CRM software and the ability to quickly adapt to new applications as required;
  • Strong organization and project management skills with the demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously;
  • Keen attention to detail with the ability to proactively identify and address problems;
  • Previous administrative support or customer service, processing, and support experience required
  • Successful candidate will be highly organized, professional and confident.
  • The location of this position is in Philadelphia, PA, so applicants must be willing and able to accommodate this. Work from home/remote based employment is not available.

Industry – Academic Publishing
Full time – two to five years’ experience – degree preferred not required

Students interested in this job must apply through the HR system at this link. For more insight into Taylor & Francis Group, please visit their main site at taylorandfrancis.com.

Job Alert- HarperCollins Assistant Publicist

 

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HarperCollins is seeking an Assistant Publicist to work in their Harper, Ecco and Harper Perennial imprints!

This an entry-level opportunity.

Responsibilities:

•Provide administrative support to two Publicity Directors
•Provide support on all aspects of book publicity campaigns including:
◦pitching and scheduling author interviews and events;
◦coordinating author travel;
◦writing press materials;
◦responding to calls from the media, authors, and booksellers;
◦researching and maintaining media contact lists and database;
◦escorting authors on tour and to media and bookstore appearances in and around New York City.
•Provide general administrative support to the department.

Qualifications:

• 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
•Prior internship experience in publishing or publicity preferred
•Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
•Ability to excel in a fast-paced/high pressure environment
•Ability to work independently
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
•Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; social media knowledge a plus
•Tapped into pop culture a plus

Apply Here: Assistant Publicist

Job Alert! Open position at The New York Times

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Assistant to Nick Kristof and Charles Blow

There is an opening for an editorial assistant to Nick Kristof and Charles Blow. This guild position entails research, fact-checking, social media and clerical duties. It is a wide-ranging role.

This candidate will assist with news details in the Editorial Department by performing functions that will include, but not limited to, the following:

• Keep abreast of the news in the field covered and suggest ideas for columns;
• Conduct research as needed for the Editorial Department using standard reference materials, including online resources;
• Verify and/or correct the accuracy of the information contained in draft columns and write summaries as necessary.

Internal and external candidates:

If interested, send us a resume at editorialjobs@nytimes.com

The New York Times is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.