Editorial Assistant CT (G-03-19) | Rowman & Littlefield
Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an Editorial Assistant to provide editorial and administrative support to the Executive Editor and Acquiring Editors of non-fiction trade titles at our location in Guilford, CT (FalconGuides).

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Process contracts and prepare payment requests
  • Prepare manuscripts and materials to transmit books to production department
  • Update records and reports in Excel and company systems
  • Read and evaluate book proposals
  • Write standard rejection letters
  • Request price quotes from manufacturing
  • Book imprint meetings and maintain weekly meeting schedules
  • Forward incoming mail, emails, and reader queries to appropriate author or editor
  • Maintain editorial library
  • Other editorial and administrative duties as assigned
Required Skill Competencies:
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Team oriented, but also able to work independently and efficiently
  • Positive with multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and easily adaptable to new computer systems
Education & Experience:
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree, English or equivalent work experience (and/or Editorial internship experience)
Rowman & Littlefield
Lanham, MD
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Please refer to www.rowman.com/Page/HR for Rowman & Littlefield’s Equal Employment Opportunity–Affirmative Action Policy Statement, as well as additional information relating to equal opportunity employment.