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Editorial Assistant

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Hoboken, NJ - HybridOur mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.About the Role: The successful candidate will work on educational and professional/reference titles in advanced science subjects such as Chemistry and Life, Earth & Environmental Sciences. The Editorial Assistant will assist the international editorial team in the management and development of our publishing in these and other areas. They will manage and implement essential administrative processes and ensure internal systems are correctly maintained and updated. This will involve building relationships with authors and colleagues across various publishing functions to ensure a high level of service.How you will make an impact:

  • Supporting the efficient day-to-day running of publishing processes for advanced sciences books
  • Ensuring data and metadata in our internal systems are correctly updated and maintained
  • Issuing contracts and taking care of post-contract administration, including briefing colleagues on contractual specifications for individual projects
  • Maintaining contact with authors, editors, and contributors to track progress and book proposals and book projects
  • Developing excellent author/editor/contributor relationships and providing a high level of service
  • Liaising with colleagues across the publishing process and providing information as required
  • Managing author and colleague communication over covers and marketing copy
  • Carrying out post-publication work including announcements and complimentary copies
  • General administration such as processing payments for authors and reviewers
  • Assisting in the proposal and typescript review processes and providing research support to the commissioning editor What we look for:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
    • Strong communication skills including, where necessary, persuasion and sensitivity
    • Keen interest in and knowledge/experience of book publishing
    • Interest in and commitment to academic publishing
    • A background in the sciences subject areas would be an advantage
    • Proficiency with MS Office products About Wiley: Wiley is a trusted leader in research and learning, our pioneering solutions and services are paving the way for knowledge seekers as they work to solve the world's most important challenges. We are advocates of advancement, empowering knowledge-seekers to transform today's biggest obstacles into tomorrow's brightest opportunities.With over 200 years of experience in publishing, we continue to evolve knowledge seekers' steps into strides, illuminating their path forward to personal, educational, and professional success at every stage. Around the globe, we break down barriers for innovators, empowering them to advance discoveries in their fields, adapt their workforces, and shape minds.Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact tasupport@wiley.com for assistance.We are proud that our workplace promotes continual learning and internal mobility. Our values support courageous teammates, needle movers and learning champions all while striving to support the health and well-being of all employees, for example we offer meeting-free Friday afternoons allowing more time for heads down work and professional development.We are committed to fair, transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive compensation in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. The range below represents Wiley's good faith and reasonable estimate of the base pay for this role at the time of posting roles either in the UK, Canada or USA. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall within the range, however the ultimate salary offered for this role may be higher or lower and will be set based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including but not limited to, geographic location, skills, and competencies. Wiley proactively displays target base pay range for UK, Canada and USA based roles.When applying, please attach your resume/CV to be considered.#LI-MS1Location/Division: Hoboken, NJ, USAJob Requisition: R2400728Remote Location: No Time Type: Full Time Target Base Pay Range: $41,200 - $54,933

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Hoboken , Editorial Assistant, Other , Hoboken, New Jersey

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