Farrar Straus & Giroux
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors,
our employees, and to the environment.
U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, St. Martin's Press and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan
publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.
Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical
background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC
The Editorial Assistant will work with two editors in all aspects of the editorial and publishing process, in coordination with other departments.
Coordinate all aspects of a high-volume, fast-paced editor’s desk
Track manuscripts through production process
Read and evaluate book proposals and manuscripts on submission
Write flap copy, catalog copy, launch sheets, and tip sheets
Liaison between editorial and sales, marketing, production, and design departments
Initiate and respond to correspondence with authors and agents at all stages of the publishing process
Required Skills / Knowledge:
An interest in and knowledge of the area and categories in which the imprint publishes
Superior verbal and written communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills
Strong editing skills
Experienced at multi-tasking while working in a fast paced, energetic environment
Superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail; Good follow-up skills
Strong work-ethic and initiative
Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
General office experience
Entry-level position with preference for candidates who have internship or some office assistant experience
Educational Background Required: