Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant(s)
posted: Apr. 10, 2018
Offered by:
Workman Publishing Co.
Health, Dental, 401K, Bonus, Profit-sharing
Full Time
New York, NY
Workman Publishing (, an innovative independent publisher of nonfiction books and calendars, seeks TWO editorial assistants. Each assistant will report to two senior editors.

Please note that one of the positions requires an interest in food/cooking. Applicants are welcome to apply to one or both positions.

Responsibilities include a range of tasks related to books and calendars—from tracking manuscripts through the editorial process to acting as point person with authors, agents, and different departments within the company—as well as administrative and clerical duties.

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, industrious, highly organized, detail-oriented college graduate with the ability to work independently. Some related experience is strongly preferred, but equally valuable is an eagerness to learn and to hit the ground running. Candidate should be a dedicated reader of periodicals, blogs, etc., with an engagement with culture and trends. An interest in and knowledge of general adult nonfiction, lifestyle, and humor are essential. Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills are also required. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and exhibit the ability to multitask and prioritize. Salary and title may be commensurate with experience.
Please email a cover letter and résumé to, with “editorial assistant position” in the subject line, and indicate the position(s) for which you are applying in the body of the letter. We apologize in advance, but not all applicants will receive a response.
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