Jobs of the Week: Taylor & Francis, Metropolis Magazine, Glitterati Inc.

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Editorial Assistant – Taylor & Francis

taylor and francisType: Full-time

Location: New York, NY

Description:
Taylor and Francis seeks an outstanding Editorial Assistant for its book publishing programs within the Focal Press and Routledge imprints. Subject areas may include Audio, Theater, Communications, and Broadcast Journalism/Technology.

The Editorial Assistant will support the Editor with all phases of the book publication process from the conceptual stage to the finished book and beyond. The Editorial Assistant should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as these are essential to collaborating with authors and different internal departments. Ours is a deadline-driven environment in an open office plan, so the candidate should be independent and assertive while also capable of working in and helping to create an enthusiastic, motivating, and productive work environment.

The Editorial Assistant is responsible for:
• Supporting editor in achieving agreed revenue and profitability targets
• Commissioning reviews for projects under consideration
• Project management of titles from contract through publication
• Preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production including checking and processing permissions and coordinating Library of Congress and copyright registration
• Keeping the publishing program on schedule through regular liaison with authors, and by maintaining and updating the front list plan for any given year
• Liaising with key stakeholders, both internal and external, including editorial, marketing, sales, accounting, and production – some remote from the New York office
• File and database management
• Drafting and proofreading book information copy
• Processing payment requests, including honorariums, advances, and grants
• Travel to key conferences, potentially about two or three per year with weekend conference attendance sometimes required

Requirements: 
B.A. or equivalent educational experience and 1-2 years professional experience. Candidate must have exceptional organizational abilities, strong research skills, experience with standard computer programs (Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, etc.), impeccable language (grammar and spelling), and business communication (oral and written) skills. Candidates should be proactive and able to balance a variety of responsibilities and handle many projects simultaneously with a cheerful attitude. An interest or background in the media arts and technology is not required but is a plus.

To Apply: 
For consideration for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume 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.

Please apply here.

 

Copy Editor – Metropolis Magazine

met-logo-newType: Part-time

Location: New York, NY

Description: 
Metropolis seeks an experienced copy editor to work, 10:30 am to 6 pm with some flexibility to work until 7 if necessary, for approximately two weeks out of each month.

Using Adobe InCopy, this person will copy edit all of the stories in the issue. This includes checking for grammar, spelling, and style, as well as suggesting improvements in clarity and tone. The copy editor will also review the final stories before they go to pre-press and keep the magazine’s style guide updated.

Requirements: 
The right candidate will be proficient in Adobe InCopy and familiar with Chicago style. Experience in architecture and design journalism is preferred.

To Apply: 
Apply online here.

 

Publishing Assistant – Glitterati Inc.

Screen Shot 2015-07-23 at 2.25.44 PMType: Full-time

Location: New York, NY

Description: 
We are a fast-paced, boutique art and illustrated book publishing company located in a luxurious midtown Manhattan office. We are looking for an entry-level Publishing Assistant who is eager to learn about book publishing, and ready to take on duties that include administrative, publicity, marketing, events, research, and sales-related tasks. We are looking for someone with 0-2 years of work experience.
The ideal candidate would be an enthusiastic self-starter and efficient multi-tasker who has a polished and professional demeanor. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail are also integral.

Duties include: maintain our events calendar and contact/RSVP lists; update social media and website; handle mailings, book inventory, office supplies, gifts/thank you notes; make travel arrangements; assist in coordinating author events; assist at book signing events, and answer phones. Occasional evening work at events will be required.

Requirements: 
Applicants should have familiarity with Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (a must); knowledge of Microsoft Office and Photoshop. InDesign skills are a plus.

This position offers a great opportunity to learn about the publishing process in a collegial working environment, and the chance to work with A-list artists and authors. Knowledge of and/or interest in art and photography is a bonus.

To Apply: 

Please send a brief cover letter and resume to Ms. Gayatri Mullapudi: gmullapudi@glitteratiincorporated.com

 

 

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.

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.

Sub Rights Opportunity at Taylor and Francis

MS in Publishing students interested in Sub Rights, or with data entry skills,  should consider this opportunity at Taylor & Francis.  The academic publisher is looking for a temporary, and possibly part-time employee, for  Sub Rights projects and data entry.

 

To Apply: Interested students should their resumes to Christina Taranto, Sub Rights Manager, at christina.taranto@taylorandfrancis.com.

Jobs of the Week

 

1. Editorial Assistant

Company Name: Taylor and Francis

LocationNew York, NY

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Editorial Assistants in the Psychology group are responsible for maintaining allroutine author communication and providing predominantly administrative support for an Editor who commissions textbooks, handbooks, professional, supplementary, and scholarly works for the psychology market, particularly in statistics and family studies and gerontology.

 

The Editorial Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Creating and maintaining standard reports, forms, contracts, and files
  • Extensive use and maintenance of database records
  • Preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production, including checking and processing permissions and coordinating Library of Congress copyright registration
  • Work with marketing, sales, and publicity departments in the US and UK offices.
  • Arranging and distributing editorial reviews and book endorsements
  • Completing check requests for author and series editor payments
  • Training new junior members of the editorial team

 

Occasional duties may include convention travel, market research, and related tasks. Writing responsibilities of this position focus around e-mail correspondence rather than writing advertising copy.

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Strong interest in publishing is important, as are strong organizational skills. Attention to detail is critically important and an ability to juggle several projects simultaneously is a must. Research ability and some clerical or closely related work experience a plus. Candidate must possess strong database and organizational skills and must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat. Must be able to work independently and to prioritize work under pressure. A knowledge of psychology is desirable but not essential.

 

EDUCATION: BA or equivalent educational experience.

For consideration for this position, 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.  Please contact Professor Jane Denning if you are interested in this position at jdenning@pace.eduTaylor and Francis would like to fill this position ASAP, so please email Prof. Denning promptly.

 

 

2. Senior Digital Production Associate

Penguin Group (USA)’s Digital Assets team is seeking a Senior Digital Production Associate to perform the conversion of titles into electronic formats and manage the maintenance of those products in a very high paced, high volume, and rapidly changing environment.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Converting eBooks from various sources.
  2. Multimedia eBook creation.
  3. Providing training and documentation for the conversion process.
  4. Periodically demonstrating eBook functionality.

 

This position will also perform quality checks against other Production Associates’ conversion, correct eBook quality issues, and coordinate with outside vendors for eBook conversion on an as needed basis.

 

Please apply if you meet the following requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in eBook production and/or interior book design
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word
  • Advanced knowledge of book interior layout and design
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, XHTML, and CSS
  • Advanced knowledge of EPUB 2.1 and 3.0
  • Knowledge of eBook reading systems including Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Google, and Kobo
  • Familiarity with the specifications for HTML5 and CSS3
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently in a high paced, high volume, rapidly evolving environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency with Mac and PC platforms

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Proficiency is using an XML editor
  • Adobe Certified Expert Certification 

 

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

 

Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is theU.S.member of the internationally renowned Penguin Group.  Penguin Group (USA) is one of the leading U.S. adult and children’s trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Viking, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, The Penguin Press, Riverhead Books, Dutton, Penguin Books, Berkley Books, Gotham Books, Portfolio, New American Library, Plume, Tarcher, Philomel, Grosset & Dunlap, Puffin, and Frederick Warne, among others. The Penguin Group (http://www.penguin.com) is part of Pearson plc, the international media company.

 

Penguin Group (USA) values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.