Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant
posted: Feb. 11, 2019
Offered by:
Other Press, LLC
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Other Press, an independent literary publishing house with an international flair, is looking for a highly intellectual, curious, hardworking editorial assistant to support a three-person department. Book publishing experience preferred. Duties and responsibilities include: read and evaluate submissions, write promotional copy and sales-sheets, apply for literature-in-translation grants, clear permissions, maintain schedules, keep deadlines, and manage multiple projects independently. In addition, candidate must work closely with publisher, editorial director, and editors to keep all book projects on track. Position requires a high level of contact with authors, translators, literary agents, foreign publishers, and in-house staff.

The ideal candidate should have superb writing, computer, communication, and organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail along with a solid grasp of American and European literature and history. Fluency in a foreign language is a plus, and a Bachelor’s degree is required.
About Our  
Other Press is an independent publisher of literary fiction and nonfiction. We publish novels, short stories, poetry, and essays from America and around the world that represent literature at its best. Our nonfiction books, should they be history, current events, popular culture or memoir, explore how psychic, cultural, historical, and literary shifts inform our vision of the world and of each other.
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