Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
View more jobs in Bloomington, IN
View more jobs in Indiana
View Similar Jobs

Job Details

Assistant Editor

Bloomington, IN

Apply for this job

16 hit(s)  


Summary Assists Acquiring Editors in acquiring book and electronic projects for publication. Handles and coordinates various tasks related to manuscripts under review and in production. Conducts preliminary assessment of specific projects through knowledge of market trends and scholarly developments. Solicits prospective authors for manuscripts. Engages expert reviewers to evaluate manuscripts. Contributes to decisions regarding prospective projects. Creates, maintains, and manages database records to track progress of publishing projects in all stages of consideration and production. Summarizes and communicates the nature of publishing projects to relevant parties including authors, outside reviewers, series editors, other publishers in the US and abroad, outside institutions such as foundations, and other departments within IU Press and the University. Handles author relations before and after acceptance of manuscripts. Prepares manuscripts for transmittal to the Editorial, Design, and Production department. Represents the IU Press at academic meetings. Interviews, trains, and supervises student interns. Required Qualifications REQUIRED: Bacheloru2019s degree in humanities, social sciences, or related field and two years of experience in publishing or closely related field. Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Computer literacy and competency including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and database management, preferably FileMaker; facility with using online resources. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to multitask effectively. Excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to interact tactfully, courteously, and with discretion; the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships; and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment. Preferred Qualifications Some experience working with budgets; Knowledge of one foreign language. Working Conditions / Physical Demands May require stooping, bending, and/or lifting boxes up to 40 pounds. Some travel required.

Company info

Sign Up Now -

The number of jobs listed on EmploymentCrossing is great. I appreciate the efforts that are taken to ensure the accuracy and validity of all jobs.
Richard S - Baltimore, MD
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
MediaJobCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
MediaJobCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 MediaJobCrossing - All rights reserved. 168