Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
Similar Jobs
View more jobs in New York City, NY
View more jobs in New York

Job Details

Editorial Assistant Little Brown Books for Young Readers

New York City, NY

Apply for this job

29 hit(s)   |  1 times apply


SUMMARY: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (LBYR) is seeking an editorial assistant who is passionate and knowledgeable about children’s book publishing . The Editorial Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and editorial support to the Editor-in-Chief as well as an Editor-at-large, involved in all stages of the acquisition, editorial, and book making processes for picture books, middle grade, and young adult fiction and nonfiction. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Enter, maintain, and track data throughout the publishing processWrite catalog, flap/cover and other copy, and prepare title fact sheetsRead, report on, log in, track, and respond to submissions of projects targeted to children and young adultsGenerate and track contract and payment requestsLiaise with other departments, especially in trafficking editorial projects through production, copy editing, marketing, etc.Facilitate interoffice and external communications re: title status, etc.Request production cost quotes and prepare profit-and-loss statementsTake/distribute meeting minutesUpdate reprint corrections and manage paperback reprintsManage digital editionsBe aware of social media trendsPerform administrative duties, including: scheduling, photocopying, handling mail, filing, directing/responding to inquiries, misc. research projects, etc. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in children's literatureMinimum of one year of publishing or media experience preferred (internships ok), or other administrative work experienceExcellent organizational, administrative, verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and computer (including MS Office and databases) skillsProven ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. This includes the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively while delivering timely, accurate work product and demonstrating good follow up and follow throughMust be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as neededDrives change and innovation by improving work product or process, and challenges established norms where appropriateBachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Arts or Media Studies preferred 

Company info

Sign Up Now -

Similar Jobs:
Interactives Editor
Location : Brooklyn, NY
Job Description: Slate is hiring an editor to design, build, and collaborate on interactives and data visualizations. Interactives are vital to Slate’s coverage. Our projects take on a variety of topics, from politics to culture t...
Editorial Assistant, Children’s
Location : New York City, NY
Workman Publishing (, an innovative independent publisher of nonfiction books and calendars, seeks an editorial assistant in our children’s department. This position reports to the director of children’s publishing, an...
Support Specialist - Publishing Operations
Location : New York City, NY
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children?s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are c...
I was very pleased with the PublishingCrossing. I found a great position within a short amount of time … I definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a better opportunity.
Jose M - Santa Cruz, CA
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
PublishingCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
PublishingCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 PublishingCrossing - All rights reserved. 169