Job Opportunity

RoutledgeCompany: Routledge, Taylor & Francis

Position: Managing Editor

Location: New York

Description:

The Social Science & Humanities Editorial group is hiring a Managing Editor.

 The Managing Editor manages all aspects of an assigned list of journals and serves as the primary contact for external editors, journal-owning and journal-affiliated societies, and internal (T&F) departments. The Managing Editor maintains each journal’s overall budget as well as the T&F contracts with external editors and societies. Conference-related travel is required.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum two (2) years previous editorial/publishing experience, preferably in academic journal publishing. Strong organizational and communications skills (both written and verbal) are required, as is knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Working knowledge of Access is a plus.

The Managing Editor will work collaboratively with the Publisher, two (2) Managing Editors and an Editorial Assistant on the Behavioral Sciences journal list.

The Managing Editor would be responsible for a journal list is comprised of approximately 43 journals.

Only candidates who submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements will be considered.

 If you are interested in the position, please contact Professor Denning at jdenning@pace.edu.

 

Job Opportunity

RoutledgeThe Social Science & Humanities Editorial group at Routledge is hiring a Managing Editor .

 The Managing Editor manages all aspects of an assigned list of journals and serves as the primary contact for external editors, journal-owning and journal-affiliated societies, and internal (T&F) departments. The Managing Editor maintains each journal’s overall budget as well as the T&F contracts with external editors and societies. Conference-related travel is required.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum two (2) years previous editorial/publishing experience, preferably in academic journal publishing. Strong organizational and communications skills (both written and verbal) are required, as is knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Working knowledge of Access is a plus.

The Managing Editor will work collaboratively with the Publisher, two (2) Managing Editors and an Editorial Assistant on the Behavioral Sciences journal list.

The Managing Editor would be responsible for a journal list comprised of approximately 43 journals.

Only candidates who submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements will be considered.

If you are interested in the position, please contact Amanda Ashworth at amanda.ashworth@taylorandfrancis.com

 

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.

 

If you’re looking to expand your horizons beyond New York City…

 

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

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.

Job Opportunity with Taylor and Francis!

Taylor and Francis is currently looking for Inside Specialist Sales Reps!

An Inside Specialist Sales Representative is expected to engage in the daily proactive sales efforts (via phone, email, conferences, presentations, targeted mailings and in-person visits) considered necessary to promote the products for assigned disciplines and reach their assigned monetary goal.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Achieve annual sales goals in the Humanities and Social Science textbooks for assigned disciplines.
  • Identify, contact, track and close business to achieve annual revenue targets.
  • Sell and present technology over the phone and in person.
  • Develop in-depth understanding of assigned disciplines so that the specialist is able to function as a true consultative sales rep.
  • Attend key conferences and make select campus visits to close business.
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize sales strategies to achieve established sales targets.
  • Work with marketing to develop sales plan for selected conventions attended by the specialist.
  • Provide periodic sales forecasts.
  • Provide editorial and marketing with ongoing feedback regarding Taylor and Francis products, competitive products and market trends.
  • Manage communications and reporting.
  • Successfully manage software, textbook sampling, and travel budgets.
  • Manage territory resources/budget.
  • Maintain and continue to build a high level of knowledge of textbook and technology products.
  • Build in-depth knowledge of assigned disciplines in order to work closely with product teams to identify potential new authors, provide feedback on new editions and revisions.
  • Participate in twice yearly sales meeting to develop product and curriculum knowledge, sales skills and other aspects of the business.
  • Use key systems to maximize sales including CAS, PT, BMIS and ISIS.
  • Other projects as assigned by the sales manager.

Required Experience / Skills

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in sales, educational sales preferred. Alternative would be 2 years teaching experience in the language arts, social studies, math or science at the high school level.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent PC skills, as well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Educational Requirements

  • College degree BA or BS

If interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Flores at jessica.flores@taylorandfrancis.com, and be sure to CC Professor Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu.