Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant - Fairchild Books
posted: Jan. 10, 2019
Offered by:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Health; Dental
Full Time
New York, NY
Position Profile:

Assist the Fairchild Books editorial division with administrative and editorial tasks in order to publish high quality fashion and interior design textbooks

Primary Responsibilities:

• Perform upkeep of electronic data systems and metadata including Biblio, Collection Point and Focal Point
• Secure reviewers for interior design and fashion proposals and manuscripts
• Follow up with reviewers to ensure delivery of review
• Process invoices and payments for reviewers, authors and other vendors
• Liaise with Digital technology team to ensure timely briefing of Studios (digital ancillaries programs)
• Perform testing on digital platform for newly-loaded content
• Maintain active internal as well as competition libraries
• Submit cataloguing information to the Library of Congress
• Process newly acquired and existing contracts
• Research and report on sales information
• Provide research assistance on course markets, content, and competition as directed
• Liaising internally with departments, including production, design, marketing
and sales
• Assist with art and text manuscript preparation and development, including creating and updating an art log
• Writing and preparing cover copy for titles
• Occasional copyediting and proofreading as needed, in Word and/or Adobe PDF

Qualifications/Skills Required:

• Bachelor’s degree in related field and up to 1 year of experience
• Microsoft Office and Excel proficiency
• Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Ability to problem solve
• Ability to learn information and metadata systems quickly
• Must be able to manage time wisely
• Manage competing demands while making sure everything is done well
• Must pay attention to detail
• Cooperative and works well with others
About Our  
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 has a generous program of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short term disability coverage and a 401k program.
Sandra Quinones
1385 Broadway
FL 5
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to Indicate “Editorial Assistant-Fairchild” in your subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please. Bloomsbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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