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

Job Details

Assistant Editor

Location
New York City, NY

Apply for this job






Profile

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Assistant Editor to work on multiple online reference websites: Oxford Research Encyclopedias, Oxford African American Studies Center, Oxford Biblical Studies Online, and Oxford Islamic Studies Online. This individual will manage a list of article-based digital and print reference titles in a variety of disciplines. The right candidate will ensure quality and timely publishing through the careful management of the content-development process. The Assistant Editor will work closely with editors in chief, editorial boards, authors, and internal colleagues, including commissioning editors, production editors, and marketing managers. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Working with OUP commissioning editors, editors in chief, and editorial boards to create and execute publishing plans for digital and print titles;
Establishing, maintaining, and frequently updating project files and records;
Recruiting authors to write for our projects based on internal and external recommendations from editors;
Corresponding with authors and editors to ensure timely delivery of quality articles;
Providing a basic review and edit of articles and other textual and media content to ensure quality;
Overseeing the peer-review process for articles, which includes commissioning reviewers and trafficking comments back to authors and board members;
Recruiting new editorial board members as needed, based on recommendations from internal and external editors;
Reviewing and correcting content XML as needed;
Handing over final peer-reviewed articles and supporting materials to the production team, and working closely with colleagues in production to ensure smooth and on-schedule publication;
Coordinating with marketing and sales teams on promoting and selling titles;
Editing and coding HTML-based homepages and related content;
Providing general administrative support as needed.
Requirements
At least one year of experience in publishing, preferably academic publishing, or comparable experience;
Four-year degree;
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing;
Detail-oriented, efficient, and organized work style;
Time management skills and proven ability to meet deadlines;
Team leadership experience and ability to work with colleagues across various departments;
Demonstrated comfort working and corresponding with senior-level academics and other specialized authors;
Experience creating and commissioning content for print or online publications;
Strong research and writing skills;
Skilled with databases and spreadsheets, eager to solve problems, and unafraid to ask questions.
Preferred:
Experience managing multi-faceted publishing projects, an understanding of how to read and analyze workflows, and an understanding of the role of XML and metadata in digital publishing.
Advanced degree a plus.

Company info

Sign Up Now - PublishingCrossing.com

Similar Jobs:
Editorial Assistant
Location : New York City, NY
The Editorial assistant provides essential administrative support, including preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production; preparing contracts; maintaining accurate and up to date records in SAP, ABC, and STAR; managing rev...
Editorial Assistant
Location : New York City, NY
The Editorial assistant provides essential administrative support, including preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production; preparing contracts; maintaining accurate and up to date records in SAP, ABC, and STAR; managing rev...
Photo Editor, The New Yorker
Location : New York City, NY
Send to a friend Learn More Careers Keep in Touch Home © 2018 Condé Nast. All rights reserved. For technical assistance, contact us
EmploymentCrossing provides an excellent service. I have recommended the website to many people..
Laurie H - Dallas, TX
  • 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. 21