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Editorial Assistant Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Grand Central Publishing

Company name
Hachette Book Group USA

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Editing, Journalism, Writing, Manager, Administrative, Publishing

Posted on
Jan 25,2019

Valid Through
May 10,2019

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SUMMARY:The Editorial Assistant at the Grand Central Publishing imprint will provide editorial and administrative support to the Editor-in-Chief and the Publisher.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Write catalog, cover and promotional copy and preparing fact sheets.Prepare contract requests and process payments.Communicate with authors and agents about queries, payments, sales information, etc.Traffic editorial projects through Production, Copyediting, and Marketing, and secure appropriate approvals.Enter title data into proprietary databases system and track data throughout publishing process.Prepare pre-acquisition materials, including profit-and-loss statements.Read and report on manuscripts, proposals and books submitted for publication.Draft rejection letters for materials submitted for publication.Coordinate meetings and events.Perform administrative duties, including: photocopying, sorting mail, filing, directing/responding to phone calls, etc.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:Minimum of 1 year of publishing experience preferred (internships ok) or other editorial work experience.Excellent organizational, writing, and administrative skills.Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in wide array of nonfictionSolid computer skills, particularly Excel and databases.Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the aptitude to communicate effectively in both individual and group settings regardless of audience.Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed. 

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