Informa Editorial Assistant - Mental Health in United States
Editorial Assistant - Mental Health
Milton Park Oxfordshire
Location:Milton Park Oxfordshire
Division:Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis Group, a leading international academic publisher, has an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Assistant to work on the Routledge Mental Health books list.As an Editorial Assistant you will take charge of a variety of general administrative tasks and act as a main point of contact for colleagues, authors and other stakeholders. Youwill provide administrative support to the editorial team, and will be responsible for maintaining databases, passing manuscripts to production, writing copy, drawing up contracts, and commissioning peer reviews of proposals and manuscripts.This is an excellent opportunity to gain a thorough introduction to the world of publishing within a varied and demanding role with plenty of opportunities for professional development.
Providing administrative support and assisting in the management and development of the list
Keeping in-house databases up to date
Preparing and passing manuscripts to the production department
Writing copy for book covers and catalogues
Drawing up and sending out contracts
Commissioning and chasing peer review of book proposals
Monitoring schedules, delivery dates and publication deadlines to ensure the timeliness of publication
Main point of contact for authors and internal colleagues
Working as part of a squad to prioritise and manage workloads across the list
The successful candidate will have:
Excellent organisational and communication skills
Strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritise a varied workload
The ability to meet deadlines andto work efficiently, calmly and to a high standard under pressure
Meticulous attention to detail
The ability to work both as part of a team and under their own initiative
Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Good standards of numeracy and written and spoken English
We are seeking a candidate with enthusiasm, motivation and a real interest in learning new publishing and business skills, to work from our modern offices near Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
In return we offer: a competitive salary of circa £24,000, 25 days holiday per annum (plus an additional 3 days at Christmas), a comprehensive benefits package and company pension scheme.
Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business
Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.
Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.
To find out more about our business and the great career opportunities please go to our Careers Site: http://www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/careers
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