Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Editorial Assistant, The Fedd Agency, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7138

Sat, August 31, 2013

Job Description:
*Manage Executive calendars and call schedule
*Schedule, prepare agendas, and disseminate minutes for staff meetings
*General Office Manager duties
*Other Administrative duties to be determined

*Read unsolicited proposals and manuscripts and prepare editorial memos, maintain log
*Correspond with publishers to confirm ms delivery dates, clarify specifications, for each project
*Maintain project database and calendar
*Basic editing and/or copyediting

*Assist authors and their publishers with endorsement solicitations
*Maintain social media and track social media activity of all clients, briefing staff as needed
*Assist with blog tours and other agency managed marketing services for clients
*Collect and maintain database of reviews and awards for client projects
*Assist in research of industry trends and other information gathering

Bachelor's degree and some prior editorial, publishing, or bookselling experience desirable. Outstanding communication skills (both oral and written), attention to detail, computer literate, high comfort level with social media, and excellent organizational skills required.

To apply, submit Resume online or email to: Application deadline is 8/31/13.

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