Editorial Assistant
Ascend Learning - Burlington, MA

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, a world-leading learning solutions provider for college-level educational and reference textbooks and media, in a variety of disciplines including Public Safety (Emergency Medicine, Fire, Law Enforcement, Electrical, and Automotive) has a satisfyingly challenging editorial opportunity open. Working closely with Managing Editor, Acquisition Editors, and Publisher, manage the editorial process from manuscript acquisition through development stages.

Coordinate and execute content development on ancillary projects, including instructor CDs, instructor testbanks, student workbooks, companion websites, online courses, ebooks, etc

Send manuscripts to review, including contacting reviewers, scheduling reviewer deadlines, and maintaining a spreadsheet of reviewers

Populate database of figures and tables for production and permissions departments

Assist with checking page proofs for chapters, cover, frontmatter, and backmatter

Prepare and format clean files for revision authors

Work with fellow editors to create and finalize content

Write copy and copyedit as needed

Maintain status reports, be the ‘go to’ person for status requests for his or her projects

Required Skills

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

1 to 2 years work experience, exposure to the publishing process particularly as applies to editorial processes of educational/textbook publishing, advantageous.

Complete computer literacy, familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc) and email.

Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills required.

Required Experience

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