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Editorial & Marketing Assistant

Plural Publishing is a small and growing company that produces leading academic and professional publications in the fields of speech-language pathology, audiology, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, singing, and special education. We publish 50+ books a year and employ a dedicated and committed team of professionals who take great pride in our authors and our publications.

We are looking for an Editorial and Marketing Assistant to join the team and help us continue to deliver the very best in publishing. This is an entry-level, full-time position and reports to the Executive Editor. This is very much a hands-on environment and the candidate must be an organized, can-do person, open to all challenges and tasks and will do all that is possible to meet deadlines. We work with prestigious academic and professional authors and accordingly expect our team to have solid written and verbal skills.

The Editorial and Marketing Assistant is a hybrid role supporting both the Editorial and Marketing teams. The Assistant supports Editorial in its functions of acquiring new books, processing manuscripts for submission to the Production team, and performing administrative tasks such as data entry, copying, and filing. The Assistant supports the Marketing team in driving awareness and sales of our books through implementation of social media, website updates, and preparing announcements and press releases.

Key areas of responsibility:

EDITORIAL:

  • Processing of manuscripts and artwork
  • Updating product data in various systems and schedules
  • Transmitting newly signed contracts
  • Coordinating peer reviews of manuscripts and new book proposals
  • Updating and disseminating editorial status reports
  • Preparing materials for textbook companion websites
  • Implementing online surveys to solicit feedback on products
  • Communicating with authors regarding details of book projects
  • Other tasks and special projects as needed

NOTE: This role does NOT involve writing or copy editing.

MARKETING:

  • Maintaining the company’s social media presence
  • Updating webpages on the company’s website and Amazon.com
  • Disseminating press releases to media
  • Preparing announcements and other materials for key accounts and authors
  • Perform periodic data entry related to textbook course adoptions
  • Some travel may be required for conference exhibits
  • Other tasks and special projects as needed

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Preferably in English, Communication, Marketing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Linguistics, or related.
  • Some office experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of the basic functions of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Detail-oriented and able to produce accurate, high-quality work
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Ability to juggle multiple competing priorities independently
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Interest in educational and professional publishing

Please email a cover letter and resume to editorial@pluralpublishing.com.
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