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Springer Science & Business Media LLC Assistant Editor in New York, New York

About Springer Nature Group

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Title: Assistant Editor

Location(s): New York or Philadelphia - Hybrid working

Job Duties:

  • Preparation of incoming manuscripts for production and publication; thorough scrutiny of manuscripts for internal consistency and completeness; completion of all forms to be circulated with manuscripts internally.
  • Log outstanding permissions and solicitation of permissions from the appropriate publishers/outside authors and/or interaction with Springer authors/editors to assist in the securing of permissions.
  • Solicit peer reviews for prospects and signed projects as needed or as directed by editor.
  • Prepare contracts, arrange royalty payments for series editors, support, monitor and process reprints.
  • Under supervision of editor, fulfill author/editor needs, prepare a "before, during and after" relationship with the author.
  • Draft and edit back cover copy and book marketing plans for editor's review and approval (in close cooperation with product management).
  • Act as liaison between authors, production department and promotion departments after manuscripts have been submitted to production.
  • Maintenance of projects database for proposals, upcoming and published books.
  • Exhibits attendance.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • College background required -- Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in related editorial capacity
  • Must be well-organized and attentive-to-detail
  • Exposure MS office and databases preferred


Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below:

* Medical, Dental and Vision
* 401(k) with company match and contribution
* Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
* Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
* Multiple Life insurance options
* Disability coverage
* Tuition Assistance
* Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
* Employee Assistance Program
* Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
* An array of Employee Social Networks

US Annualized Base Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following"Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal" poster

Internal applicants: We encourage that you speak to your manager once the interview process has started. At the point of offer acceptance, it is required that you inform your manager. If for any reason you're unable to do so, please contact HR who can provide guidance as required.

At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.

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