Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Editorial Assistant

Expired Job

Sage Publications Thousand Oaks , CA 91360

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Become part of a dynamic, fast-paced team that acquires, develops, and supports titles in the fascinating field of criminology and criminal justice. The Editorial Assistant plays a pivotal role providing administrative support for the Criminology and Criminal Justice Editorial Acquisitions Team.

This position is based in our Thousand Oaks, California office (remote work not permitted for this role).

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Interact with professionalism and maturity:

  • Within the model of SAGE's vision statement, interact with professionalism and maturity with authors, potential authors, reviewers, customers, and in-house staff in all departments

Track all projects:

  • Work with Aqcuisitions Editor to track the status of all titles under development and in production to help ensure that key milestones are met

  • Enter data into spreadsheets and databases accurately and on time

Obtain reviews of proposals and manuscripts:

  • Qualify and select appropriate reviewers

  • Prepare review questionnaires

  • Contact reviewers, describing the scope of the review and establishing a reviewing schedule and payment amount

  • Ensure timely delivery of the reviews

  • Maintain master file of reviews

Prepare contracts for circulation to authors, freelancers, and others:

  • Accurately prepare contracts including all of the terms and agreements for new projects and key revisions

  • Distribute approved contracts to new authors and ensure that all materials route efficiently among multiple author teams and are received by key deadlines

Transmit manuscripts into production:

  • Assess the completeness of the manuscript according to the revision or development plan and work with author(s) to obtain any missing elements

  • Assess suitability of art (figures, photographs, charts, etc.), consulting with Acquisitions Editor, Production staff, Art staff, and/or Manufacturing staff as needed

  • Prepare manuscript for Production

  • Enter data into systems database and prepare other appropriate forms as needed

Coordinate permissions process for all titles to be transmitted to production:

  • Work with authors to assess manuscript for third-party material, determine copyright holder, and pursue permissons to reuse third-party material

  • Training authors in the SAGE permissions process and provide guideance on this throughout development

  • Work with authors to develop illustration programs, finding photographs and securing permissions

Conduct project-specific market research:

  • Research courses, adoptions, and curricula. Capturing new market trends and data

  • Send out surveys and compile and analyze results as directed by Acquisitions Editor

  • Prepare competitive analyses and other research projects

  • Under the direction of the Acquisitions Editor, work collaboratively with other departments on new procedures and systems

Assist with Digital Resource development:

  • Under the guidance of the Content Development Editor and/or Acquisitions Editor, assist with the coordination of phases of basic Digital Resource creation

Demonstrate leadership with the team and the department

  • Train new Editorial Assistants and Interns as needed in key areas such as permissions, contract, transmittals, and other basic tasks

  • Specialize in a department liaison/expert role such as contracts, permissions, SMART, etc.

  • Oversee interns and freelancers on a project-specific basis, ensuring timely completion of projects

Complete basic office functions

  • Maintain orderly electronic and paper files

  • Sort, prioritize, and respond in a timely manner to incoming emails and call

  • Prepare check requests and/or book shipments to pay authors, editors, consulting editors, reviewers, and others as appropriate

  • Work with colleagues in Production, Marketing, Sales, and other departments as needed

  • Perform daily work with moderate supervision from manager

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan special events

  • Make travel arrangements

  • Attend in-house meetings as directed by Acquisitions Editor

  • Travel to local conferences as directed by Acquisitions Editor

  • Attend local campus visits as directed by Acquisitions Editor

Qualifications & Education

Include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • One to two years of office experience preferred

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

LANGUAGE SKILLS, REASONING ABILITY, AND ANALYTICAL APTITUDE

Include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Excellent organizational and research skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work professionally under pressure

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with moderate supervision

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate maturity and professionalism in working with in house staff and external authors and customers to handle situations within the model of SAGE's vision statement

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with diplomacy

  • Strong decision-making and reasoning/problem-solving ability

  • Ability to multitask and work with constant interruptions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

Include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Ability to ignore ambient noise, carry on conversations with authors and others in a high activity, noisy environment

  • Carrying, standing, pulling, pushing, lifting (up to 20 pounds), twisting, reaching

  • Hearing, listening, and speaking

  • Operation of computers, fax machine, copier

  • Sustai

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Assistant Superintendent Multifamily
New!

E-Health Jobs

Posted Today

VIEW JOBS 12/11/2018 4:01:34 AM 2019-03-11T04:01 PRIMARY FUNCTION Responsible for coordinating and supervising the completion of construction by subcontract and punch carpenters for final inspection. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ? Minimum of 3 years in multifamily new-construction and 2+ projects worth of superintendent capacity responsibility. ? Schedule and oversee the completion of all finish trade work, i.e. drywall, finish carpentry, paint, MEP trim, etc., and the installation of doors, cabinets, flooring, appliances, etc. ? Prepare punch lists and ensure that each item on list is completed satisfactorily prior to inspection. ? Assess the status of construction to determine the order in which to complete the project. ? Prepare minutes of safety/production meeting as assigned by supervisor. ? Order the necessary parts and replacement parts to prepare units for final inspection. ? Supervise punch carpenters & maintain supplies. ? Schedule final inspections with City. ? Coordinate final clean of apartment units prior to turnover. ? Walk with property management for acceptance and turnover. ? Comply with company safety policies. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ? Lock up and close down the job site. ? Sign in new building materials. ? Assist in the resolution of on-site subcontractor issues. ? It must be understood that these are minimal duties and other duties will be assigned by the supervisor. EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor?s degree in construction or related field is preferred. E-Health Jobs Thousand Oaks CA

Editorial Assistant

Expired Job

Sage Publications