Jobs of the Week

Rosen Publishing: Editorial Assistant

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Rosen Publishing is an independent educational publishing house that serves the needs of students in grades Pre-K through 12 with high interest, curriculum-correlated materials. They are seeking qualified, detail-oriented, and highly organized candidates for their Editorial Assistant position.

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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

Rodale – Women’s Health

Type: Full Time

Position: Editorial Assistant

Location: New York, NY

Women’s Health is seeking an Editorial Assistant for WomensHealthMag.com, to work in their New York office. This is a great entry-level opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic and creative individual. If you’ve got a million ideas, love to write and report, and have a passion for health, fitness, lifestyle, sex & love, or all of the above—we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Pitch, report, and write multiple stories for the website daily
  • Regularly contribute to our social media efforts by posting to one or several platforms multiple days a week
  • Write display copy, articles, newsletters, syndication links, and promotional copy as needed
  • Use the content management system to build and publish content to the website
  • Utilize SEO best practices in producing new content
  • Perform photo research, and use photo editing software to crop and edit the photos as needed
  • Understand and use all available Rodale editorial resources (from magazines to books to the library and archive) in developing content for the Web
  • Perform occasional clerical tasks and attend the reception desk as needed

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited university
  • Excellent written, verbal and time-management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Experience with content management systems, social media, HTML, SEO a plus

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Phaidon Press

Type: Full Time

Position: Publicity Assistant

Location: New York, NY

The world’s leading publisher and distributor of books and digital products in the creative arts is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Publicity Assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with various administrative tasks on behalf of the publicity department, including but not limited to coordinating review copy mailings, updating contact databases, processing invoices, fulfilling media requests, and promoting and organizing author events.
  • Writing press materials and drafting status reports
  • Coordinating with sales, editorial and marketing departments

Essential job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience in publicity and/or book publishing is required.
  • Strong time-management, writing and organizational skills, and a demonstrated ability to establish and meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Careful attention to detail and a high level of professionalism.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about the visual arts, architecture, food, photography, travel and/or design.

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