VSP Publishing seeks an editorial assistant
Responsibilities include coordinating the manuscript review process, preparing manuscripts for production, working closely with the publisher, editor, and art director throughout the production process, seeking and granting permissions, maintaining correspondence with authors, agents, and other publishers, and assisting in all aspects of the editorial process. The editorial assistant will also support other departments on an as-needed basis. A love of literature is essential, as are identification with our mission and excitement about our list. Ideal candidates will be well organized, capable of multitasking, and widely read. Superior communication and writing skills are essential. We seek candidates who are highly collaborative, and curiosity about every aspect of the publishing process will be helpful.
Previous experience in publishing is preferred, but not required. Graphic design skills are a plus. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience. We are committed to making publishing an increasingly diverse and inclusive industry. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds.
Please send a cover letter and resume to publishing at vsppublishing.com.
NOTE: Applicants for this position should be able to begin working full-time, immediately.