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Last updated: Wednesday 04 April, 2018
Editorial Assistant/ Assistant Editor (Books)
sagepub
£20,000 - £30,000
London
sagepub
 

About the Job

Are you interested in learning about academic publishing from the inside?
Can you juggle multiple tasks and work efficiently to get the job done?
Are you a confident communicator who can respond quickly and effectively to author queries?
The role:
The role will provide support to a Publisher and Senior Commissioning Editor on our exciting and growing Business and Management books lists. The candidate will work closely with authors as a main point of contact as they write, and they will also work closely with colleagues across different departments within SAGE.
Key tasks include:
• Communicating with authors who are writing for SAGE and keeping them to deadlines;
• Overseeing peer review of book proposals and draft chapters;
• Preparing manuscripts for handover to the production team;
• Attending regular author and cross-departmental meetings;
• Sending out and chasing in contracts;
• Maintaining accurate information on our database about books and authors under contract;
• Providing information for, and answering queries from, external authors and colleagues within Editorial and other departments;
• Keeping the Publisher and Senior Commissioning Editor informed of progress on contracted projects.
The candidate should be:
• A well-organised, proactive person, who constantly looks for the best ways to get the job done;
• Interested in learning about academic publishing;
• A confident communicator both in person and via email;
• Proficient at using standard IT packages (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook);
A graduate in any subject.
To apply please fill out an online application form* using the following link:
Please note that we will only consider applications for editorial positions which are submitted through the application form. CVs and cover letters will be discounted.
Skills: Editorial

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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits

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