1.. Makes stylistic, structural, factual, and grammatical corrections. 2. Writes copy for publication and distribution. Composes other substantive correspondence and written material. 3. Maintains contact with authors, printers, faculty, staff, and others associated with publishing work. Confers with authors on content, form and style. 4. Recommends revisions to manuscripts and illustrations. Performs layout work. Tracks copy through editing and production stages. Coordinates production schedules and ensures that printing deadlines are met. 5. Prepares manuscripts for electronic editing; converts and codes text files. Oversees the preparation of materials for the budget. 6. Monitors expenditures and reconciles financial statements. Formats and maintains spreadsheets, databases, and other internal reports. Determines sources of data. 7. Compiles, synthesizes, and manipulates data. Summarizes findings and writes reports or portions of reports. 8. Formats, keyboards, proofreads, and edits correspondence, press releases, copy, manuscripts, reports, and other material. Assembles attachments and corresponding material. Reviews outgoing material for completeness, dates and signatures. Determines administrative, facility, and equipment needs for conferences and demonstrations. Assembles and arranges for necessary items. 9. Performs additional clerical functions incidental to office activities, including: greeting visitors, answering and screening phone calls, assessing nature of business, providing assistance, responding to requests for information, screening and responding to mail, coordinating travel arrangements, scheduling and coordinating meetings and appointments, ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies. 10. Oversees, instructs and coordinates the activities of support staff.
Preferred Education: Related professional work experience in literary magazines, including internships, or relevant graduate study in literature and a Bachelors degree in a related field. Strong interest in contemporary literature, journalism, and publishing.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Related professional work experience in literary magazines, including internships, or relevant graduate study in literature and a Bachelors degree in a related field. Strong interest in contemporary literature, journalism, and publishing.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proficient in MS Word, Excel; comfort in learning new technology like AirTable, Workday, and more.
Posting Position Title: Publishing Assistant 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong communication skills--both for internal and external communication.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: The Yale Review - Publishing Assistant 2
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong attention to detail; impeccable organization.
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiarity with the work of literary journals, journalism or contemporary literary publishing.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to multitask and work independently and follow through on tasks without much oversight; flexible.
BA/BS and two years of related experience in the same job family or in book publishing or related enterprise (magazine publishing, library, bookstore, newspaper, yearbook, public relations); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.