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Editorial Assistant  
  posted: June 12, 2017
 Offered by: 
Abrams Books
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
SUMMARY: Provide administrative and editorial assistance to executive editor, Abrams Press

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Log and read manuscript submissions
• Help with research and development of new projects
• Coordinate contracts and payments with accounting department
• Act as liaison with authors and agents
• Traffic materials on active projects within editorial department as well as to and from other departments
• Write copy for tip sheets, catalogs, and book jackets
• Take notes at editorial, publication board, and launch meetings
• Answer phones, fax, email, type, send and file correspondence/packages, handle general editorial tasks as needed by editor

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree
• 1 – 2 years publishing and/or office experience
• Position requires accuracy, careful attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and follow through consistently
• Excellent grammar, spelling, communication, and writing skills are essential.
• Must be highly organized, energetic and able to juggle multiple priorities efficiently and calmly
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Foreign language fluency is a plus
 About Our  
Company: 
ABRAMS is the preeminent publisher of high-quality illustrated books for adults, adolescents and young children. ABRAMS is the publisher of bestsellers such as the wildly popular "The Diary of A Wimpy Kid" series, award-winning cookbooks of Alton Brown and the stunning photography of Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Earth From Above" series. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, 401 (k) plan, tuition assistance, summer hours and paid Christmas week vacation. Visit our website at www.abramsbooks.com
 E-mail: 
 Special  
Instructions: 
Please put the TITLE OF THE POSITION in the subject line. Please email your resume and salary requirements.
Job #  18577
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