Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant - Adult Editorial
posted: Aug. 8, 2018
Offered by:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Support an executive editor in the Adult editorial department in a wide range of administrative and editorial tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Communicate with other departments, authors, and agents.
• Write editorial materials, including but not limited to, tip sheets to share with marketing and sales, catalog copy, and jacket copy.
• Read submissions and provide feedback; draft rejection letters.
• Communicate with other departments, authors, and agents.
• Input data into our electronic databases, namely Biblio.
• Provide editorial notes on manuscripts.
• Mail out various forms of correspondence, including book mailings.
• Create Travel and Expense reports for supervisor each month.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

• Bachelors Degree in a related field and at least one year of experience.
• Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
• Organization
• Multi-tasking
• Attention to detail
• Critical reading skills/editorial eye
• Ability to take initiative.
• Interest in working on non-fiction and fiction.
• Strong understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Basic understanding of how to operate electronic reading devices (Kindle, Nook, iPad)
• Flexibility
About Our  
About Us
Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children's books. Established in 1998 as an American subsidiary of Bloomsbury, on the adult side, they are the publisher of the bestselling and award winning books Salvage the Bones (National Book Award Fiction Winner), Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (National Book Award Nonfiction Finalist), The Bone Season series, The Finkler Question, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, and Kitchen Confidential; as well as works by award-winning writers Gail Godwin, Daniel Handler, Ross King, Johann Hari, Sam Quinones, Carol Anderson, Mark Kurlansky, and EJ Dionne, Jr.

Bloomsbury offers competitive compensation and a full suite of benefits including 401(k) match, comprehensive medical, dental, vision, generous PTO, summer Fridays, healthcare savings and flexible spending account, disability and life insurance benefits, and a commuter benefit plan.
Bloomsbury is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Sandra Quinones
1385 Broadway
FL 5
To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Include "Editorial Assistant-Adult" in the subject of your e-mail. While we appreciate every resume we receive, we will ONLY contact candidates we are considering for the position.
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