Editorial Assistant

Harpercollins Publishers San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Assistant to join the HarperOne Group in our San Francisco office! The Editorial Assistant will provide administrative and editorial support on a variety of titles including self-help, memoir, religion and spirituality, health and wellness, feminism and social justice.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains communication with authors and agents.

  • Writes jacket copy, flap copy, sales notes, and fact sheets.

  • Assists in acquisition process by performing research on sales numbers and competitive titles, and evaluating book proposals.

  • Assists with editing manuscripts.

  • Transmits manuscripts and manages the publication process by liaising with other departments.

  • Performs administrative and editorial duties and assists in coordinating the publication process from manuscript to book.

  • Writes correspondence, memos, and completes internal forms; masters intranet programs.

Qualifications

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience

  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Exceptional writing skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That's why cover letters are strongly preferred.

HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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Editorial Assistant

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