Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant or Assistant Editor
posted: July 29, 2019
Offered by:
Grove Atlantic
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
*General editorial and administrative support, including scheduling duties and facilitating phone calls
*Reading and evaluating submissions, both fiction and nonfiction
*Depending on experience, editing manuscripts with the oversight of the Editorial Director
*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 and deadlines
*Strong interest in literary fiction and memoir
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
Katie Raissian
Please submit a cover letter and resume by email.
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