Job opening detail :
Assistant Editor of Arabic Literature
posted: Jan. 12, 2018
Offered by:
New York University Press
Benefits:
Health, Dental, 401K
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
The incumbent will work with the Editorial Director of the Library of Arabic Literature series. As assistant editor, responsibilities will include: liaising with editor-translators, copy-editors, proofreaders, indexers, other freelancers, the Digital Production Manager, and paperback designer; assisting with review of translations; maintaining spreadsheets and production schedules; drafting catalog and jacket copy; administering payments process for consultants and vendors and completing other editorial duties as needed; paperback cover image research; maintaining LAL website, blog, and Twitter account; drafting and producing communications; and arranging special events on behalf of LAL.

Qualifications
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, Middle East Studies, or related field

Preferred Education: M.A. degree in a field related to LAL’s publishing focus.

Required Experience: 1 years’ publishing experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Experience: Experience working for a university press. Familiarity with written Arabic preferred.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent organization, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills. Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills. Advanced knowledge of MS Word and basic spreadsheet applications.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Familiarity with XML

Additional Information: EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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Company:
https://nyupress.org/
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Instructions:
To apply, please submit an application, cover letter, and resume using the following link: https://uscareers-nyu.icims.com/jobs/4074/assistant-editor-of-arabic-literature/job
Job #:
20476
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