Cointelegraph - Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor

Cointelegraph - London, UK

Job description


* Writes first drafts of editorial materials, including flap copy, fact sheets, catalogue copy, memos, blurb requests, etc.

* Deals directly with high profile authors and agents.

* Prepares forms, including contract requests, profit and loss statements, production memos, estimate requests and payment requests.

* Acts as a liaison between Editorial Director and Sales, Marketing, Production, Design, and Managing Editorial departments and is responsible for staying abreast of all deadlines.

* Assists the Editorial Director in the very timely response to all submissions; may aid in the acquisitions process by reading and evaluating submissions, writing reader’s reports, and researching author track records.

* Performs all administrative duties for Editorial Director, including handling phones, expenses, mailings and messengering.

* Prepares Reading Group Guides, Q&As, and other ancillary material.

* Formats and transmits final manuscripts to Production Department, including proper presentation of copyright materials, art logs, and special instructions from author or editor.

* Handles a limited number of editorial projects as assigned by Ecco’s Publisher.


* 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience

* Minimum 1- 2 years of editorial experience

* Excellent communication skills

* Comfortable speaking in front of groups

* Excellent attention to detail

* Strong work ethic and exceptional organizational skills

* Ability to handle a large volume of work independently

* Ability to work effectively with all levels of management

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office

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