Description/Comment:The Editorial Assistant performs administrative tasks to support three members of the Medical Education publishing team. Regular tasks include coordinating payments to authors, contributors and others; maintaining publishing agreements, obtaining gratis codes and print books for authors; ,coordinating reviews of content and products, including the development of summary reports; supporting the payment of royalty; and helping with the planning and facilitation of author and team meetings. The Editorial Assistant also assists with market research, and cyclical projects such as budgeting, royalty, and goal setting .
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES The Editorial Assistant’s primary responsibilities include: * Assist with the proposal process * Recruit proposal reviewers * Track reviews and ensure reviews are completed on schedule * Summarize solicited and online (e.g., Amazon) reviews and other market research * Prepare and/or request sales, cost, and other product information reports * Enter information into proprietary title management system * ISBN creation and management * Assist with contract process for authors, contributors and subject matter experts * Generate and distributing contracts including title contracts, grants, advance addendums * Submit contract for approval and tracking approval * Enter contract and/or product information into relevant reports * Assist with review board recruitment, focus group arrangements, and other market research during the content development process * Process and track payments for invoices and check requests, including freelancer payments and reviewer honoraria * Serve as a colleague and peer to other Editorial Assistants in the department * Coordinate editorial advisory board meetings, team meetings, author meetings and other meetings as appropriate * Note taking for meetings and author meetings as requested. Other Duties: Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor • Requirements (years of experience, educational background, technical skills, etc.): Education: Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) preferred, or if no degree, 3 years of equivalent experience is required. Required Experience: * Minimum of 1 year of work experience and internships will be considered; ideal candidate will have either some publishing experience or operational/support experience * Microsoft Office; proficient with Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Certifications: * Strong oral and written communication skills * High degree of professionalism * Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously * Strong project management skills, including excellent follow-up skills * Strong organizational skills * Attention to detail * Ability to meet deadlines * Willingness and ability to work as part of a team
Job date: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 03:15:23 GMT