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2 Jun 2021

Temporary Editorial Assistant (21-16079)

iris.chen@axelon.com – Posted by iris.chen@axelon.com Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Editorial Assistant
Currently still “work from home” but will need to return to office in Philadelphia once Manager approves and public health guidelines permit
12 Months Contract

Description:The Editorial Assistant performs administrative tasks related to acquiring, contracting, developing, publishing and maintaining book and digital products for the Medical Education. The Editorial Assistant provides support by coordinating payments to authors, contributors and others, maintaining publishing agreements, obtaining gratis codes for the sales team, and helping with the planning and facilitation of author and team meetings. The Editorial Assistant also assists with market research, the budgeting process and more.

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
* Generate gratis codes to support ebook sales
* Complete Royalty Data Form
* Submit contract for approval and tracking approval
* Enter contract and/or product information into relevant reports (e.g., signings, frontlist)
* 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 and facilitate editorial advisory board meetings, team meetings, author meetings and other meetings as appropriate
* Note taking for meetings and author meetings as requested

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

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How to Apply

Please share your Resumes to Iris.chen@axelon.com to apply.

Job Types: Temporary.


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