Editorial Assistant - Hoboken, NJ

7 days left

Hoboken, NJ, USA
Competitive Salary
Aug 11, 2021
Sep 25, 2021
Organization Type
Location: Hoboken, NJ

At Wiley, we welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and embrace individuals who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learning is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

Summary of the role

Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment and a variety of responsibilities? Have excellent time management and prioritization skills? If so, we're looking for an Editorial Assistant in our Hoboken office to support the team's ability to deliver superior print and digital educational product experiences and ultimately drive revenue across the list. You'll help facilitate the publishing process from start to finish-communicating with authors and contributors by email and phone, scheduling and participating in team meetings and working closely with other departments, such as Production, Cover Design, Marketing, generally serving as your team's first point of contact across the business.

How you will make an impact:
  • Help provide a positive experience for our authors from signature of contract through to publication by helping ensure efficient workflows in-house and providing excellent customer service
  • Ensure information in Wiley's systems is accurate and up-to-date
  • Manage a range of administrative tasks, including soliciting proposal or manuscript reviews, sending and tracking contracts and facilitating the cover design and copywriting process
  • Attend conferences each year (when possible pending guidance from health authorities) where you'll manage our booth and help build relationships with our customers and authors face-to-face.

We are looking for people who have:
  • Prior experience in a support role, preferably in a related industry
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, able to shift focus quickly
  • Strong attention to detail, especially for entering, updating, and maintaining accurate data in our systems
  • Polished communication skills, ability to build relationships and credibility quickly
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to travel if and when feasible
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree

About Wiley

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

People have always been valued at Wiley. We work collaboratively, enjoy what we do and have opportunities to develop throughout our careers. And the rewards are impressive. Which means you can look forward to a robust health and wellness package, competitive salary and incentive program, generous paid time off, staff discounts, an employee assistance program, and a generous 401k which offers a company match and company funded contributions.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


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