10 Best Editorial Assistant Job Descriptions

Editorial Assistant Job summary 1

We are seeking an Editorial Assistant to join its team. The assistant's role would be to provide administrative and editorial support to Company’s SVP, Publisher and Senior Editor on an impressive list of books in fiction, nonfiction, and graphics. We are looking for a detail-oriented, meticulous self-starter who is invested in learning about the publishing industry and being part of a collaborative team. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a diverse set of responsibilities efficiently and effectively. Daily responsibilities include all-around project support for the publisher and senior editor, proposal/manuscript reading, drafting cover copy, brainstorming creative publishing approaches and supporting authors/books through the entire publication process.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 2

The Editorial Assistant reviews, corrects and prepares manuscripts submitted for publication by department staff and prepares and maintains associated records for the departments. Advises the professional staff regarding publishing procedures. Prepares manuscripts for publication in outside scientific medical journals as assigned. Coordinates research publication proposals in an electronic tracker. Strong organizational and critical thinking skills.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 3

We are seeking an Editorial Assistant who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day administrative components of journal management.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 4

The Editorial Assistant will provide editorial operational support to editorial teams including preparing editorial materials, tracking activities/project management, coordinating review processes, tracking errors in content management system, and retrieving articles. The Editorial Assistant will contribute to development and implementation of editorial policies and workflow, assist with product production steps and support personnel across the Editorial Team with both collaborative and independent projects.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 5

We seek an Editorial Assistant to work in its newsroom. This position fulfills a key role in gathering community information and clerical functions in support of newsroom editors.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 6

We are seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented Editorial Assistant who will report to an editorial director inthe Trade fiction/nonfiction group, to provide administrative support through every stage of the book acquisition, production, and publication processes and departmental management. Prior book publishing knowledge or experience is required.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 7

This full-time Editorial Assistant position is an administrative support position, with the possibility of growth. This person should be well organized, able to set schedules and timelines, able to work cooperatively with others and to take direction, communicate well with authors and editors, and able to compile data from our systems and draft reports. This person will also contribute to the growth of the product line by collaborating with the Managing Editor and Editorial Director on journal development.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 8

We are seeking an Editorial Assistant to join the imprint, reporting to an Executive Editor and Editor. We’re looking for an Editorial Assistant with a broad range of interests who will work closely with the editors on fiction and nonfiction. Our ideal candidate will be a fast but thoughtful reader who excels in time management and has a devotion to follow-through, confidence in communication, and top-notch organizational skills.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 9

An Editorial Assistant provides a high level of editorial support for two editors. Ensures that deadlines are met and prioritized to include both daily and overarching tasks. Engages with staff, faculty, authors, publishing representatives, media booksellers, and other customers with a high degree of professionalism. Researches, proposes, and contacts readers for proposals and manuscripts and maintains an organized system for tracking materials. Helps create materials for both internal and external meetings, including budgets for proposed projects and memos for internal Press and faculty committees. Processes manuscripts and accompanying materials for release to editing and production and for sales and marketing launches. Occasionally helps represent Press at conferences. Participates in hiring and training of work-study students and summer interns.

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Editorial Assistant Job summary 10

The Editorial Assistant will be responsible for working within the Editorial Team to ensure quality, accuracy, and consistency of all the Company’s publications. The mission will be to deliver high-quality, engaging, error-free editorial content to the Company’s customer base to maintain and grow the subscriber base across various media sources. Alongside the Managing Editor, the Editorial Assistant will influence content to ensure an excellent final product.

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