Editorial Assistant
Hachette Book Group - New York, NY

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Write catalog, cover and promotional copy and preparing fact sheets
• Prepare catalog files and presentation materials
• Communicate with freelancers and agents about queries, approvals, etc.
• Traffick editorial projects through Production, Copyediting, and Marketing, and secure appropriate approvals
• Enter title data into proprietary databases system and track data throughout publishing process
• Enter Editorial and Copyediting changes into InDesign files
• Contribute to Editorial passes on pending manuscripts
• Coordinate meetings and events, including Sales Conference and Trade Shows
• Perform administrative duties, including: photocopying, sorting mail, filing, directing/responding to phone calls, etc.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Excellent organizational and administrative skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in manga and comics
• An ability to attend to details and juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Solid computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Adobe Suite (particularly InDesign) and databases
• Polished communication skills & interpersonal skills
• Bachelor’s degree in English preferred
• Japanese and/or Korean language skills strongly preferred
• Minimum of 1 year of publishing experience preferred (internships ok) or other editorial work experience

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Hachette Book Group goes by the book. The division of Hachette Livre is home to book publisher  Little, Brown and hardcover, mass market,...