Editorial Assistant

About the Role

As an Editorial Assistant, you will report to an editor as well as help plan, manage, and implement publication schedules. You will also combine editorial and administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, reviewing manuscripts, and planning publication deadlines.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, communications, or a related field.

  • Experience in a similar role.

  • A strong command of the English language.

  • In-depth knowledge of the publication process and best practices.

  • Exceptional communication skills.

  • An ability to multitask and work under pressure.

Responsibilities

Working alongside the editor to plan, implement, and manage the publication schedule.
Meeting with writers and agents to discuss the editorial and publication process.
Proofreading manuscripts to identify grammatical and spelling errors.
Researching facts and features to maintain accuracy.
Collaborating with departments to ensure a publication schedule.
Performing all administrative duties such as answering the telephone, replying to emails, and setting up meetings.
Reviewing layouts and designs for publication covers.