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Requisition Number 19-0150
Post Date 3/28/2019
Title Editorial Assistant
Organization Name Tom Doherty Associates
City New York
State NY
Description
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.

U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, St. Martin's Press and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC
Requirements
Position Description:

We are looking for a full-time assistant, working across three imprints (primarily Tor Books, with additional titles in the Forge Books and Tor Teen lines). The position will support two Senior Editors, and the ideal candidate will be able to efficiently manage a diverse set of responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities:

• Maintaining publication schedules and departmental databases, and otherwise tracking the publication process for anywhere between 20 and 40 titles per year
• Communicating with authors and agents throughout the publication process, as well as acting as an interdepartmental liaison
• Logging agented submissions, sending rejection letters, drafting contract and check requests, generating sales reports, and tracking payments and invoices.
• Writing flap copy, title information sheets, and catalog copy. Evaluating manuscripts and writing reader reports for submissions.
• Assistance with special projects, research, and compiling various reports and intradepartmental information as needed
• Basic administrative support, including schedule coordination, travel, and expense reports

Required Skills / Knowledge:

• Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and exceptional time management Strong ability to multitask and to both set and meet deadlines reliably
• Genuine interest in book publishing and popular storytelling is a plus. Most of what you work on will be varieties of speculative fiction for the adult market, though working knowledge of YA fiction would be ideal.
• Ability to think creatively and critically, particularly in collaborative environments
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience Needed:

• 0-1 years
• Candidates with alternative (non-publishing industry-based) office experience are welcome

Educational Background Required:

• Highschool or GED
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