Editorial Assistant - Criminology (Part-time, six-month fixed term con

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Abingdon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2021
Closes
10 Nov 2021
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Closing Date: 10th November 2021

We have an opening for a part-time Editorial Assistant, on our Criminology books list, on a six-month fixed-term contract. The role involve working with a Publisher toward overall revenue and profitability goals, managing key tasks including author care, reviewing, contract and handover processes.

What you'll be doing:

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Organising peer reviews of book proposals under consideration

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Drafting and sending author contracts

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Chasing manuscripts under contract and negotiating delivery deadlines

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Preparing manuscripts for handover to production, and meeting handover targets

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Building relationships with authors and colleagues

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Maintaining databases and systems

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Supporting the wider team across our Sociology and Geography lists