Editorial Assistant
Oxford University Press - New York, NY

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Requisition Number
13-0007

Title
Editorial Assistant

Job Location
New York

City
New York

State
NY

Job Ad Responsibilities
Assist Executive Editor Charles Cavaliere (World History and Classics). Serve as liaison to authors, prospective authors, and in-house departments throughout the book publishing process.

Primary Responsibilities

 Assist in evaluating proposals and manuscripts under consideration; contact and coordinate outside reviewers of material, consulting with U.S. Delegate as appropriate.
 Assist in preparing proposals for Editorial Board; prepare Delegates’ Notes; prepare contracts for approved proposals; process signed contracts.
 Prepare accepted manuscripts for transmittal and launch; act as liaison with author and production department to keep books on schedule.
 Perform general office duties; screen and process incoming mail and phone calls; handle correspondence; maintain files and submissions; process rejection letters, check requests, and other routine forms. Serve as liaison with authors, advisers, U.K. and U.S. Delegates, and general academic community.
 Coordinate with other departments—production, marketing, sales, PDO, and customer service as required.

Job Requirements

BA/BS required. Excellent typing and computer skills necessary, as is ability to move through significant amounts of work with efficiency, accuracy, and good cheer. Interest in history and Classics helpful, as is some publishing and/or office experience.

Job Ad Requirements
Job Requirements

BA/BS required. Excellent typing and computer skills necessary, as is ability to move through significant amounts of work with efficiency, accuracy, and good cheer. Interest in History and Classics helpful, as is some publishing and/or office experience.

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