EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, PRODUCTION (L-19-18)

Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an entry-level Editorial Assistant for its production department in Lanham, Maryland. The Editorial Assistant will support more senior editors with production-related functions including but not limited to:
  • Creating book records
  • Filing for Library of Congress CIP information
  • Processing copyright applications
  • Sending introductory letters to authors
  • Hiring freelancers
  • Checking redline copyediting
  • Checking proofs
  • Making masters
  • Checking indexes
  • Proofing cover mechanicals
  • Submitting cover requests
  • Routing/proofing cover proofs
  • Prepressing projects

In addition, the editorial assistant will take on some production-related administrative functions, such as print list composition, pub report updates, updating freelancer database, and other administrative responsibilities to be determined.

Requirements:
  • BA or BS, preferably in English or journalism (minor or area of concentration in history, religion, philosophy, political science, or any other discipline in which RLPG publishes)
  • Knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style (familiarity with APA and other style guides a bonus)
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Access) and Windows
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills

About Our Company
An independent publisher with an outstanding reputation, Rowman & Littlefield publishes innovative, high-quality college texts, provocative and timely titles for general readers, and professional and scholarly books throughout the humanities and social sciences. Headquartered in Maryland, R&L also has offices in New York City, Massachusetts, Colorado, and London.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter (including the ad number, where you learned of the opening, and your salary expectations) to Boone Soukthideth via email or post using the below contact information:

Boone Soukthideth
Rowman & Littlefield
c/o Human Resources
Lanham, MD
humanresources@rowman.com
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All qualified applicants will recieve consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, 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.

If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please contact Rowman & Littlefield's human resources department at humanresources@rowman.com.