Oxford University Press
Posted: June 05, 2018
The Editorial Assistant works with a Senior Editor in Medicine, providing administrative and project management support of projects from the market research stage, through contract, and transmittal to production.
Organize, screen and assist in evaluating proposals and manuscripts under consideration; contact and coordinate outside reviewers of material.
Assist in preparing proposals for Publishing Committee; prepare Delegates’ Notes; prepare contracts for approved proposals; process signed contracts.
Prepare accepted manuscripts for transmittal and launch; act as liaison with author and production department to keep books on schedule.
Prepare manuscripts for production; including completing all forms, obtaining, organizing, and distributing all text, art, permissions, and payments, creating and distributing copyright forms, sending final books to authors and contributors.
Perform general office duties; screen and process incoming mail and phone calls; handle correspondence; maintain files and submissions; process rejection letters, check requests, and other routine forms. Serve as liaison with authors, advisers, and general academic community. General support of Senior Editor.
Coordinate with other departments—production, marketing, publicity, publications, and customer service as required.
Assist in drafting of copy and reports on selected topics and books; perform editorial work on selected manuscripts.
Assist with additional publicity and marketing activities on some titles, if needed.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Strong time management, organizational and computer skills essential
Ability to prioritize, work independently, and manage several assignments and track multiple projects.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. PI102800350
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