Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant / Assistant to the Publisher
posted: Feb. 13, 2018
Offered by:
Grove Atlantic, Inc
Health, Dental, 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Grove Atlantic, a Manhattan-based independent publisher of literary fiction and nonfiction, is seeking an Editorial Assistant to work with the Publisher, Morgan Entrekin:
*General editorial and administrative support, including scheduling duties and facilitating phone calls
*Reading and evaluating submissions, both fiction and nonfiction
*Handling contract requests and author advance payments
*Preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production and tracking them through the production process
*Writing copy for print and online catalogs, sales materials, bound galleys, and book jackets
*Assisting in publication and marketing—researching comp titles, soliciting blurbs, coordinating mailings

The ideal candidate has:
*Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of book publishing experience (including internship experience)
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This position requires a large amount of copy writing and communication between departments, authors, agents, and other important contacts
*High level of organizational skills and an ability to juggle many projects at the same time
About Our  
Grove Atlantic is a mid-size independent trade publisher located in New York. More information about Grove's history and list can be found on
Allison Malecha
Please submit cover letter and resume by email, referencing the position in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.
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