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Editorial Assistant

76% Flex
Full Remote
Full time
29 - 39 K yearly
  • Remote from:United States
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Editorial Assistant

76% Flex
Remote: Full Remote
Contract: Full time
Salary: 29 - 39K yearly
Work from: United States

Offer summary

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, High energy and enthusiasm.

Key responsabilities:

  • Act as a liaison with authors and provide editorial support for book publication process
  • Maintain accurate data on books, revise book proposals, assist in book production, and manage book publication schedules
  • Perform general office duties, handle correspondence, and clerical tasks
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Job description

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Location: Hybrid (Remote & In-office) – Indianapolis, IN

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

About the Role:

The Editorial Assistant is an exciting opportunity for an analytically-minded, process-focused person with a passion for books to join a leading global trade book publisher. This wide-ranging position will play editorial and administrative support for authors and editors in the non-fiction technical space. It is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a career in publishing to learn all aspects of the business.

How you will make an impact:

  • Liaison with authors on all details of the book publication process

  • Support editors and work closely with Wiley colleagues in multiple departments around the world on all aspects of the book publication process from contract through cover design and publication/marketing

  • Update and maintain accurate data on books in all Wiley systems

  • Revise and edit book proposals for review and approval

  • Assist in book production, including leading cover design, proofreading covers, and editing marketing copy

  • Maintain book publication schedules and manage details for approximately 40 books per year

  • Perform general office duties and provide clerical support including handling routine correspondence, maintaining files, records, and databases, processing rejection letters, checking requests, award nominations, and other routine forms

What we look for:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • High energy and enthusiasm with excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to balance many projects simultaneously, efficiently, and accurately

  • Excellent proofreading, attention to detail and experience with MS Office

  • A team player with the ability to build internal & external relationships with departments, authors and stakeholders

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Ability to take initiative and problem-solve creatively

  • Strong time management skills

  • Some publishing or business experience; interest in trade publishing and/or technical subject areas is a plus

About Wiley:

Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.

We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society’s advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.

Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

We are proud that our workplace promotes continual learning and internal mobility. Our values support courageous teammates, needle movers and learning champions all while striving to support the health and well-being of all employees, for example we offer meeting-free Friday afternoons allowing more time for heads down work and professional development.

We are committed to fair, transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive compensation in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. The target base pay range for this position is $29,000 to $39,000. This range represents Wiley’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the base pay for this role at the time of posting. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall within the range, however the ultimate salary offered for this role may be higher or lower and will be set based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including but not limited to, geographic location, skills, and competencies.

When applying, please attach your resume/CV to be considered.


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  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to balance multiple projects efficiently, build relationships with stakeholders, work independently, meet deadlines, and problem-solve creatively
  • Strong time management skills and proofreading ability

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