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Title: Editorial Assistant
Description: To support our mission to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our readers, putting books in their hands, wherever, however and whenever they choose, we need exceptional people!

The Quarto Group is seeking an Editorial Assistant to assist the publishing department in the preparation and production of print and electronic book materials. This role will work to help the Editorial Director in managing administrative details of the department's licensing programs. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual interested in a career in book publishing to learn and grow! This role will be located at the brand new Seattle area office location as a part of the becker&mayer! division. Come join the team!

The key responsibilities for this role will be:

Proof and verify covers, title pages, and verso material on all new and reprinted titles.
Proofreading and fact checking content as needed.
Submit and track approvals for all marketing materials with each licensor.
Assist in gathering signatures and filing for licensor and publisher agreements.
Generate reports to help assist in royalty forecasting for licensors.
Input and maintain title details in licensor pub planning systems (e.g. specs, ISBNs, SRP, territory rights, etc.)
Update in-house metadata spreadsheets and schedules.
Maintain a spreadsheet of all published licensed titles and terms.
Maintain a spreadsheet of pertinent movies, anniversaries, and cultural milestones.
Assist in preparation of brainstorm meetings.
Requirements: Do you have the following skills and qualifications?

Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or related degree.
Book publishing experience a plus.
Proficient experience with Microsoft Office suite.
Proficient experience with copy editing.
Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style
...then we want to hear from you!
Location: Bellevue, WA
How To Apply For This Job: To apply please submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations to We offer a wide range of competitive benefits! Please visit our website at: QuartoUS is an equal opportunity employer; M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.
Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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