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JOB TITLE: Editorial Assistant
TYPE: Full-time, entry-level position
SALARY: $24,000–$28,000 depending upon experience and background, plus medical benefits.
JOB SUMMARY: Editorial assistant is responsible for the day-to-day editorial operations of the Press. This is an ideal position for the right person committed to entering publishing, undertaking challenging work, and becoming an integral part of Dalkey Archive Press.
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum BA (preference given to applicants possessing reading knowledge of at least one other language, with emphasis on French or Spanish); superior copy editing and proofreading skills; extensive reading background in literature; extensive reading knowledge of Dalkey Archive Press books and publications; superior writing skills; well-organized, able to manage multiple tasks and shifting priorities; able to communicate well and volunteer regular status updates to Publisher; available nights and weekends; able to learn quickly.
Expected Starting Date: June–August, 2010
Application Deadline: May 15, 2010