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  • Description

  • An Editorial Assistant is needed to assist an Executive Editor and a Senior Editor at our organization. This is an entry-level position in our editorial department, but one with room for advancement.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Interact professionally with authors and their literary agents, as well as internal departments of our company such as design, PR, marketing, production, and sales.

    Process checks requests, prepare and distribute contract forms, and deliver funds and completed contracts.

    Create descriptive writing for use in explaining books by the sales and marketing departments.

    Attend editorial meetings and take notes, as well as marketing and sales meetings as needed.

    Review book proposals and submissions from literary agencies and authors, create evaluations, and be prepared for follow-up conversations.

    Investigate book sales using internal and external datasets.

    Participate in brainstorming meetings and discuss potential book titles.

    Making appointments, photocopying, processing mail, filing, directing/responding to inquiries, obtaining office supplies, and maintaining records are all tasks that must be completed.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    Be passionate about books

    Be open-minded and curious about literary fiction and narrative nonfiction.

    Be passionate about the creative process and sharing ideas

    Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills.

    Be highly organized, capable of multi-tasking, and detail-oriented.

    Be able to work effectively with colleagues at every level of seniority.

    Be self-directed and able to work independently.

    Demonstrate imagination, creativity, and original thinking.

    Be comfortable using email, calendar management, and file management tools.

    Be familiar with Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel, or other tools.
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Elementary school
  • Language(s): English
  • Knowledge: Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Editorial Assistant, company

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  • Company

    Bartoletti Ltd
  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

  • Work type

    Part Time

  • Salary

    $ 900,000.00 monthly

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