Assistant Editor
DC Entertainment - New York, NY

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SUMMARY OF POSITION

DC Comics seeks an Assistant Editor for the Editorial-DC Comics department.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Copyedits and proofreads books to ensure accuracy.

Assists Editor in maintaining story continuity.

Interacts with freelancers and various departments to ensure that the books are moving through the appropriate departments as scheduled.

Provides administrative and clerical support to Editor (copying, filing, answering telephones/questions and monitoring deadlines.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

BA/BS degree in English, Journalism or Art preferred.

Prior copyediting and proofreading experience strongly preferred.

Knowledge of comic book industry strongly preferred.

Knowledge of art (ability to discuss composition, design, etc…) required.

Copyediting and proofreading skills preferred.

Ability to meet deadlines required.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing required.

Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with managers and other levels of personnel.

Must have the ability to pay close attention to details.

Must have the ability to organize.

Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.

Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks.

Must have the ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple project elements simultaneously.

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