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Title: Editorial Assistant
Description: Berghahn Books seeks an Editorial Assistant for its books division. Reporting to two senior acquisitions editors, the Assistant will provide essential support for the day-to-day operations of the Editorial department and will work closely with authors who are preparing manuscripts for production.

Responsibilities include:
• Working with authors to ensure timely submission of manuscripts, images, permissions, and other deliverables
• Preparing materials for handover to the Production department
• Maintaining publication schedules and departmental databases
• Circulating schedules and keeping notes for Production-Editorial meetings
• Providing administrative support for peer reviews and other aspects of the acquisitions process
• Drafting cover and catalog copy

Benefits: Health, Dental, 401K, Bonus
Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills
• Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently in a small-firm environment
• Familiarity with MS Office suite; experience with FileMaker Pro and Adobe Creative suite a plus
• Basic understanding of / demonstrated interest in higher education and the subject areas in which Berghahn publishes are strongly preferred.
Location: Dumbo, Brooklyn
How To Apply For This Job: Please send cover letter and resume to Chris Chappell, Senior Editor:
Date Posted: 1/23/2017 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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