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Title: Editorial Assistant, Acquisitions (L-33-17)
Description: Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an Editorial Assistant to support our Senior Editor for history, international studies, and geography. Duties include tracking proposal and manuscript submissions, preparing materials for the editorial board, managing databases, conducting market research, corresponding with authors, acting as a liaison between authors and other departments as needed, securing peer reviews and endorsements, and preparing manuscripts for transmittal to the production department. This is a challenging position handling sixty books published per year. The position is based in our New York City office.

About our company:
An independent academic 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, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Colorado, and London.

Requirements: Requirements:
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or humanities. Previous publishing experience preferred. This fast-paced position requires strong organizational, writing, editing, and communication skills; attention to detail; familiarity with standard office software applications; and multitasking capability in a busy office environment. As the position involves extensive work with our proprietary content management system, good technical abilities are essential.
Location: The position is based in our New York City office.
How To Apply For This Job: If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter (including the ad number, where you learned of the opening and your salary expectations) to Boone Soukthideth via email using the contact information below: Boone Soukthideth Rowman & Littlefield c/o Human Resources 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. Please refer to for Rowman & Littlefield’s Equal Employment Opportunity–Affirmative Action Policy Statement, as well as additional information relating to equal opportunity employment. If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please contact Rowman & Littlefield’s human resources department at
Date Posted: 11/7/2017 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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