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Editorial Assistant, Forever imprint

Hachette Book Group

$47,500 - $47,500 / year
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
    Hybrid
  • Salary
    $47,500 - $47,500 / year
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level
    Entry-Level

Job Description

SUMMARY: We’re looking for someone enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the romance category to join our dynamic team at Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing. The Editorial Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Publisher and a Senior Editor within the Forever team. This position will be based in our New York office on a two-day-a-week hybrid schedule. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – Perform administrative duties, including meeting scheduling, mailings, expense reports, etc. – Enter title data into proprietary database system and update throughout the publishing process – Prepare title fact sheets with key selling points and comparative titles – Run weekly sales reports – Traffic editorial projects through Production, Copyediting, and Marketing, and secure appropriate approvals. – Prepare pre-acquisition materials, including profit-and-loss statements – Read and report on manuscripts and proposals submitted for publication – Report on emerging trends – Communicate with authors and agents about general questions and updates. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED: – Passion/interest in the romance category and a keen eye for trends in the genre – Strong organization/administrative ability and meticulous attention to detail. – An ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment – Excellent writing skills, and the aptitude to communicate effectively in both individual and group settings regardless of audience. – Ability to anticipate tasks and take initiative to solve problems while taking ownership of situations as needed. – Knowledge of MS Office programs – Knowledge of social media. As a leading book publisher, we believe that including and representing diverse voices in all aspects of our business is fundamental to what we do. Our publishing programs must reflect the broad range of backgrounds, experiences, political views and ideas that shape our society and publish books for all readers. Hachette Book Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The compensation for this position is $47,500. Salary can vary based on a number of factors including skills, experience, and location — talk with your recruiter to learn more. There may be times that you will be required (or requested) to work overtime due to the nature of your role or exceptional workload issues or special projects. The following benefits are offered by the company: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life, short-term and long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, hospital indemnity, long-term care, health and dependent care FSA, commuter benefit plan, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, travel assistance, 401(k), discretionary bonus program, PTO (15 vacation days, 2 personal days, 10 holidays and generous sick leave) and group discounts on auto and home insurance and legal services. Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification, hours worked and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms.