Editorial Assistant

We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic Editorial Assistant to join our lively team. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the development of a young but successful academic publishing company.
 

The role:
Responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

• Providing editorial and administrative support to our Commissioning Editors across our subject lists, including drawing up contracts and carrying out course research.
• Maintaining close contact with authors to ensure manuscripts are delivered to schedule
• Preparing manuscripts for production
• Working with colleagues in production, sales and marketing
• Attending conferences, as required
 

Personal specification:
We are looking for a highly motivated graduate with the following attributes:

• Some experience of publishing
• Well-organised and hardworking
• Meticulous, efficient, with good attention to detail
• Flexible approach with ability to prioritise effectively
• Good time management with ability to meet deadlines
• Strong IT skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Professional telephone manner
• Enthusiastic team player
• Excellent communication skills
 

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter to Isobel Cowper-Coles, Assistant Editor, Philosophy (icowpercoles@rowman.com) by end of day, Friday 27th March 2017.

Location (free text): 
London
Location (from list): 
London
Type: 
Editorial
Job sector: 
Publisher
Employment type: 
Permanent
Closing date: 
27/03/2017