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Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor
posted: Jan. 24, 2020
Offered by:
Quirk Books
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
Philadelphia, PA

· Complete administrative tasks in a timely manner, such as drafting contract and payment requests, title information sheets, and copy.
· Assist with editorial responsibilities as needed, such as reviewing submissions, idea development, and sharing editorial notes.
· Assist with departmental duties such as mailings, filing, and expenses.
· Management of manuscripts through all stages of production and the publication process.
· Professional interaction with authors, agents, staff, and industry colleagues.


· Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
· Interest in children’s books, YA, pop culture trends, and Quirk’s list.
· Excellent verbal and presentation skills.
· Ability to work independently, stay organized, set priorities, and problem-solve in a time-sensitive environment.
· Must be able to work full-time from the Philadelphia office.
· Previous Editorial Assistant experience a plus.
About Our  
Quirk Books is headquartered on a charming cobblestone street in the historic Old City district of Philadelphia. Quirk publishes 25-35 strikingly unconventional books per year, and every title is a labor of love born out of passions and obsessions. Always looking to set the next trend, Quirk delivers books and stories that are bold, unprecedented, beautifully designed, and affordable. Some of Quirk’s popular titles include Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, The Last Policeman, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Geekerella, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Hope Never Dies, and the Pop Classics series. Quirk’s books are distributed worldwide by Penguin Random House.
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to hreditorial (at) No phone calls please.
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