Employee, Part-Time, Alternative Schedule
Cary, NC – Telecommute
Location: Cary, NC
J&J Editorial, LLC is a growing organization that supports the editorial management of a variety of scholarly publications, primarily academic journals. J&J’s employees are experts in helping editorial offices set priorities and create the workflow necessary for submission growth and timely publication.
The Editorial Assistant is responsible for supporting the editorial processes of at least one client title or journal.
The Part-Time Editorial Assistant will work a cumulative 20 hours per week. Employee is able to work remotely after the training period ends.
Monday-Friday (4-10 hours required between 5-9pm ? employee can choose which days/hours work best for them on these days)
Saturday ? Sunday (12-16 hours split evenly between each weekend day, work must be completed between 9am-6pm but the employee can create his/her own schedule within this time frame).
Essential Job Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Manage the review process for all manuscripts submitted to assigned journal titles against a very particular checklist generated by the client
Maintain editorial process guidelines and style guides
Track submissions through the editorial process
Respond to author or reviewer inquiries via e-mail in a timely manner
Check proofs and web files; ensuring that graphic figures and tables meet publication requirements.
Liaise with editors and represent J&J in a professional manner
Work under deadline to ensure timely publication of materials
Work closely with the Managing Editor or Client Manager to develop a working knowledge of all editorial processes
Develop and maintain communications in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of staff and clients
Tracks all billable client hours and reports on a semi-monthly basis
Bachelor’s degree required
1-2 years of writing and/or editing experience preferred, but not required
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong time management skills
Attention to detail and thoroughness a must
This job operates in a professional office environment.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
Editing , Proofreading , Project Management , Writing