Jobs of the Week: Hachette, GQ Magazine, and VIZ Media

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Hachette Book Group

hachette_book_logoTitle: Marketing Assistant

Location: New York, NY

Description: 

The Marketing Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and operational support to the New York-based Marketing Director of the Hachette Nashville division, which includes the FaithWords, Center Street and Jericho imprints.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as marketing operations liaison to outside advertising agency.
  • Upload art files to ad agency FTP and coordinate delivery of TV spots to ad agency FTP
  • Manage the content for the Center Street Facebook and Twitter accounts and well as provide additional support for FW and Jericho social media.
  • Create graphics for social media.
  • Edit author videos
  • Distribute author videos and book trailers to accounts
  • Post costs and details of ads and publicity on HBG’s online publishing portal
  • Process invoices and expense reports
  • Manage signed editions
  • Create agenda for weekly marketing meetings,
  • Record and circulate marketing meeting minutes
  • Coordinate materials for sales reps including fact sheet and supplemental materials
  • Execute mailings and special projects, order books and supplies,
  • Manage coordination with Nashville office

Requirements: 

  • Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to work well independently with excellent accurate work product and demonstrate good follow up and follow through
  • Ability to cheerfully collaborative with a team that is 1000 miles away
  • Facility with social media
  • Interest in Publishing in general and if possible, specifically in inspirational publishing as well as conservative political titles
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and iMovie

To Apply:  Click Here to apply online.

 

 

GQ Magazine

logoTitle: Fashion Assistant

Type:  Full time

Location: New York, New York

Description: 

-Managing the fashion closet and a team of 4-5 freelance fashion assistants

-Overseeing the sample trafficking in and out of the fashion closet

-Liaising between the editors and PR coordinators in order fulfill every editor’s market

-Maintaining organization and order within the fashion closet

-Arranging messengers to pick up and delivery samples

-Assisting at run through’s, fitting’s and fashion shoots

-Administrative duties for Fashion Director and Fashion Market Editor

-More responsibilities will be thoroughly explained during the interview

To Apply: 
Click here to apply online.

 

And, if you want to get out of the city and enjoy some California sun…

 

VIZ Media

Screen Shot 2014-11-20 at 2.26.17 PMTitle: Copy Editor

Location: San Francisco, CA

Description: 
The Copy Editor is responsible for editing copy that appears in VIZ Media magazines, graphic novels, trade books, catalogues, and promotional materials for errors of grammar, spelling, punctuation, clarity, accuracy, and completeness. The Copy Editor implements the guidelines for the overall quality and style standards of VIZ products.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
1. Copy edits lettered pages of graphic novels, as well as other assigned text, for accuracy and clarity
2. Proofreads internal layouts of covers and miscellaneous text for graphic novels
3. Proofreads graphic novels and covers at blueline stage
4. Checks for consistency in design, including elements such as page sequence, logos, bar codes, and pricing.
5. Implements house style, adhering to Chicago Manual of Style guidelines (& AP where applicable)
6. Works closely with Copy Chief to identify problems and solutions
7. Processes books for reprinting
8. Maintains Copy Desk library

In addition to these responsibilities, performs other activities as assigned.

Requirements:
• Keen proofreading eye a MUST
• Excellent English language skills, including knowledge of grammar and style a MUST
• Professional experience with standard style guides, such as Chicago Manual of Style or The Associated Press Stylebook a MUST
• Strong knowledge of book publishing, comics, manga, or anime a PLUS
• Ability to successfully write and edit high-quality copy and maintain continuity in assigned projects
• Ability to make both business-oriented and creative judgments
• Proficiency with computer usage, including email, Internet, and standard software
• Ability to speak, read, and write effectively in English
• Ability to pay strong attention to detail
• Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
• Ability to communicate and interact professionally with culturally diverse clients, providers, and staff
• Ability to work effectively in a small organization with an emphasis on teamwork
• Ability to work legally in the United States
• Ability to live in/commute to the San Francisco Bay Area

MINIMUM PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND EDUCATION
• 3-5 years of copy editing experience, preferably in a publishing environment
• Equivalent of Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, Comparative Literature, Communications, or related fields from an accredited college or university, or equivalent, with a record that demonstrates suitable preparation for this position.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Approximately 90% of time spent on the job involves use of a video display terminal; therefore, must be able to sit for extended periods and to utilize standard ergonomics practices. Primarily works in an office environment, requiring the following activity: lifting and carrying materials weighing up to 15 pounds, kneeling, bending. Must be able to use standard office equipment such as copiers and faxes.

As part of a multi-media entertainment company, employees may be subjected to work-related images including content such as: sexually explicit images, nudity, and graphic violence. Employees should be willing to work with this type of content. VIZ Media does not condone the viewing of this content where not work-related.

OTHER INFORMATION
Employees must adhere to all applicable VIZ Media policies and procedures. Regular and predictable attendance is required. Willingness and ability to work non-standard business hours, such as nights and weekends, on an as-needed basis is required. Employees must be able to cope effectively with deadlines and multiple demands.

To Apply: 

Please send your detailed cover letter, resume, AND salary requirements. Please specify “Copy Editor” when applying. By e-mail (NO ATTACHMENTS!!!) to jobs@viz.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

 

Jobs of the Week: Taylor & Francis, Random House Kids, and Architectural Design

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Taylor & Francis Group

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Title: Marketing Assistant

Description: 
Routledge NY seeks an Marketing Assistant to assist the Marketing Manager for the Economics list in the Social Sciences division. This role is responsible for day-to-day administrative support for the global marketing team. The right individual will assist in identifying opportunities, planning campaigns, and implementing targeted marketing.

The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. He/she must be comfortable communicating professionally with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. The position will help with the overall success of Routledge’s goal and strategy of publishing adoptable texts as well as academic resources, and implementing effective marketing, follow-up, and success-based reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist marketing manager in day-to-day activities
• Work with US and UK colleagues on global campaigns/projects
• Help with the creation and sending of HTML e-marketing campaigns, which will involve copyediting, scheduling, and dealing with outside vendors
• Investigating new opportunities to promote our books
• Entering and updating information in the various company databases
• Manage concurrent day-to-day projects (such as email campaigns, list research, review plans, and author care)
• Generate marketing materials including flyers for authors and exhibits
• Assist at, and sometimes manage, book exhibits (occasional travel necessary)
• Co-manage the Economics social media platforms with a Journals counterpart
• Deal effectively with internal and external queries to ensure that stakeholder needs are met
• Deal effectively with customer queries, adapting his/her approach and style as appropriate
• Providing content for marketing channels as required
• Accountable for managing own learning, taking responsibility to identify and develop skills gaps and developing an appropriate level of systems knowledge, marketing skills, and sector awareness as a foundation for further development

Requirements:
• An interest in pursuing a career in publishing
• BA or equivalent
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Ability and willingness to learn new applications
• Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Experience with Photoshop, HTML newsletters, Content Management Systems, Google Analytics and social media a plus
• Database experience and knowledge a plus
• Industry and market awareness a plus

To Apply: 
Email: employment@taylorandfrancis.com 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

 

Random House Children’s Books

Screen Shot 2014-11-13 at 2.27.59 PMTitle: Publicity Assistant

Type: Full-time

Location: New York, NY

Description: 
– Day-to-day administrative support for the Publicity Department
– Supporting senior publicity staff with media campaigns and event logistics
– Coordinating communications efforts
– Creating and writing publicity materials, such as press releases, press kits and media lists
– Organizing and executing media mailings weekly
– Compiling media clips and coverage summaries
– Creating author itineraries
– Compiling regular divisional communications about department news and events
– Managing phones, calendars and scheduling conflicts
– Coding and processing of invoices

Requirements:
– A 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
– Prior office/administrative experience
– Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
– Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle confidential information with discretion
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
– Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including: Outlook, Word, Excel
– Interest in and enthusiasm for children’s literature
– Social media experience
– Ability to work independently and collaboratively

To Apply: 
Please apply using our online application process. (Search “Publicity/Communications” category).

 

Architectural Digest

Screen Shot 2014-11-13 at 2.26.23 PMTitle: Editorial Assistant

Type: Full-time

Location: NYC

Description: 
The Editorial Assistant for archdigest.com will contribute content to the site on a daily basis, reporting to the Site Director, and with a dotted line to the Online Features Editor. The ideal candidate will have experience writing, editing, and assigning for the Web. This person should be organized, resourceful, and able to communicate effectively on multiple platforms. Overall digital know-how is necessary, and a strong working knowledge of social media will be extremely helpful. Experience and/or interest in design, culture, and/or architecture is a plus.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in an online editorial role; ideally in the worlds of design and architecture.
  • Basic understanding of how to present content optimally for an online audience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of SEO, writing searchable headlines and copy
  • Knowledge of publishing in various content management systems and basic HTML (experience with Adobe CQ5 is helpful, but not required)
  • Ability to crop, edit, and resize images in Photoshop
  • Interest in design, culture, and/or architecture

To Apply: 
Apply Online