Editorial Assistant, Production | Rowman & Littlefield

Editorial Assistant, Production                                                                                                                                                          

Blue Ridge Summit, PA


Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an entry-level Editorial Assistant for its Blue Ridge Summit, PA, office. The Editorial Assistant will support senior editors in the editorial production department, assisting with many aspects of production of academic and trade titles, as well as some administrative functions. Ideal candidate has a background in the humanities, attention to detail, and a desire to earn experience in the book publishing industry. 


  • 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, Boulder, Colorado, Connecticut, and London. If you are interested in applying for this position, you can apply directly through our website at https://rowman.com/Page/HR by clicking “APPLY NOW” at the top of the page.  

Rowman & Littlefield 
Lanham, MD 

VEVRAA Federal Contractor 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to participate in the application process and to perform the essential functions of the job. If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please send an email to humanresources@rowman.com.