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Job Responsibilities : Editorial Assistant (Contractual for 6 months)

Salary : 22000 per MONTH

Company : Taylor and Francis

Location : Remote IN

Company Description

Informa is a leading academic publishing business intelligence knowledge and events business creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique trusted content by expert authors spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

Job Description

Taylor & Francis Group a leading international academic publishing company currently has an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Assistant to join the company.

Candidates with little or no prior experience in publishing can also apply as this entry-level role is an excellent opportunity to gain a thorough introduction to publishing. The role involves working on all phases of the book publication process from the conceptual stage to the finished book and beyond and does not involve copyediting and proofreading. This is a contractual role with a duration of six months

What you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting Commissioning Editor(s) in maintaining their publishing programme by actively working on the varied phases of a book’s publication from the get-go.
  • Working closely with authors to ensure timely delivery of manuscripts and preparing them for production (‘handover’) in accordance with the organisational standards.
  • Conducting peer-review of new proposals and processing contracts honorarium payments complimentary copies among other administrative action items.
  • Drafting blurbs for the final books and product pages.
  • Liaising with internal departments for prompt redressal of queries related to royalty payments marketing material and production schedule.
  • Maintaining a comprehensive record of projects and revenue status by updating internal database and project management systems.
  • Working and collaborating within a global team towards the larger organisational objectives.


  • Master’s Degree – though not essential.
  • High standard of written and spoken English.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic Project Management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate sensitively and professionally.

Editorial Assistants perform a range of administrative and editorial tasks necessary to the production of publications. We are looking for candidates with:

  • Strong prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Flexible and positive approach towards helping others in a team.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and with strict deadlines.

Additional Information

At Taylor & Francis we care about our colleagues promoting work-life balance wellbeing and flexible working. We believe that the skills and experience you bring to Taylor & Francis are invaluable. We want you to have the opportunity to develop your abilities and to innovate and develop in areas which you are passionate about.

What we offer in return:

  • 30 days annual leave
  • 4 volunteering days annually
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Pension contributions
  • Medical insurance for self and dependents; life cover and personal accident cover for self
  • Seasonal social and charitable events
  • Training and development
  • Blended style and flexible working time
  • Right tools for remote working

You must have the right to work and live in India
This role is based at our India – New Delhi office or may be remote

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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