1. POSITION : Assistant Editor / Editor / Sr. Editor / Assistant Managing Editor (Computer Science, Science, Maths, English, Social Science)
2. BASIC FUNCTION:
Responsible for driving & exercising the complete life cycle of Editorial or Digital Publishing. Making content selection decisions based on the reviews and votes of the Editorial Members and other reviewers.
3. JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE AND OTHER ABILITIES:
* Requires demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills at all levels of business, with a strong orientation towards providing outstanding manuscript.
*A familiarity with the major laws concerning libel, copyright, invasion of privacy and contempt.
*A broad general knowledge in order to spot factual errors.
*Good critical thinking skills to recognize inconsistencies in the books.
*Quickness of thought coupled with accuracy.
*To set priorities straight so that a balance between perfection and deadlines can be maintained.
*To ensure that the text of the material to be published flows well, that it makes sense and is fair and accurate.
4.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOB:
a EDUCATION: Bachelors or Master Degree in respective subject.
5.MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
*To evaluate manuscripts selected by the editors and take a final decision to accept/reject.
*To check final content for factual accuracy, clarity and continuity of the text.
*Based on the synthesis of the reviews and a reading of the manuscript, writes a short evaluative constructive report reflecting the strengths and weaknesses of the manuscript for the authors and the editor.
*Making content selection decisions based on the reviews and votes of the Editorial Members and other reviewers.
*Setting and enforcing deadlines.
*To coordinate with authors, illustrators & artists.
*To give inputs to the sales department regarding the USPs of our books.
*To delegate jobs to other editors and allot deadlines as per the publisher for each project.
*To meet with the production department to finalise on the printing costs and schedules.
*Preparing the final articles for layout and reviewing the page proofs of the layout.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Functional Area: Journalism, Editing, Content
Role Category: Editor
Role: Managing Editor