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Assistant to Managing Editor

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St. Martin's Press, LLC

New York City, NY

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Macmillan is a group of media companies in the United States held by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, based in Stuttgart, Germany, which publishes a wide range of books, magazines, and digital products for the consumer and education markets. Our American publishers include Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Henry Holt & Company, W.H. Freeman and Worth Publishers, Bedford/St. Martin’s, Picador, Roaring Brook Press, St. Martin’s Press, Tor Books, Hayden McNeil, Macmillan Children’s Group, Macmillan Audio and Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC.


Position Description:

The assistant to the managing editor provides administrative support to the managing editors and production editorial, as well as assistance with timely trafficking of a variety of materials and maintenance of clear and accurate title metadata. Responsible for handling approximately 30-50 reprints per week, a variety of special sales editions, and coordinating the cataloging-in-publication data application process for all applicable titles for all children’s imprints.

Major Responsibilities:

• Traffic reprint corrections for all imprints insuring accuracy and timely delivery to production.

• Coordinate cataloging-in-publication data applications to the Library of Congress with editorial assistants, dealing with any queries from them, and submit preassigned control number applications for all remaining titles for each season.

• Assist managing editors with the preparation of materials for key seasonal meetings and budgets.

• Input data for new acquisitions and maintain title information in title management system.

• Responsible for working with editorial, production, and design to create and traffic special sales editions and simple format conversions.

• Assist production editorial with proofreading marketing materials including but not limited to banner and print ads, activity kits, and teacher’s guides, and, as needed, checking of proof stages for a variety of front list titles.

Required Skills / Knowledge:

• Ability to prioritize and use time efficiently.

• Demonstrate accurate work and strong organizational skills.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining high standards of quality and juggling multiple projects at once.

• Strong computer skills.

Experience Needed:

• Some administrative work or internship experience, ideally with a publisher or related industry.

• Excellent computer skills and verbal and written communication skills.

• Basic proofreading experience.

Educational Background Required:

• Bachelor’s degree

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