Publishing Assistant

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JR Personnel are an employment agency acting on behalf of a client who is looking for a general administrator.
Role description:
Publishing Assistant:
* Proofing blurbs (synopses) – spelling, grammar, flow
* Fact checking blurbs (synopses) place names, people’s names, locations, years, ages
* Possibly checking proof reader corrections to large print proofs/checking and correcting prelims for large print proofs
* Compiling and sending print and bind forms
* Proofing cover artwork
* Formatting manuscripts in Microsoft Word (basic)
* Working out new submissions and enter on new book system
* Posting contracts and balance letters when received back from accounts
* Sharing titles with sales managers
* Updating and amending changes
* Deciding what synopses from other books to go in back of a book (filler pages)
* Requesting reprints by email.
Candidate Profile:
* Has excellent attention to detail
* Can use their initiative
* Previous admin experience
* Generally good keyboard skills
* Excellent spelling and grammar
Due to the number of responses generated we are unable to get back to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within seven days you will not have been successful on this occasion