HarperCollins Publishers

  • Editorial Assistant

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
  • Overview



    We have an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Assistant to join the Rayo team! The Editorial Assistant will provide administrative and editorial support on a variety of titles including original and translated works published in all genres by HarperCollins Español/Rayo.


    • Maintains communication with authors and agents.
    • Reads, edits, and evaluates manuscripts.
    • Writes jacket copy, flap copy, sales notes, and fact sheets and assists others in department as needed.
    • Assists in acquisition process by performing research on sales numbers and competitive titles.
    • Assists with editing manuscripts.
    • Transmits manuscripts and manages the publication process by liaising with other departments.
    • Performs administrative and editorial duties and assists in coordinating the publication process from manuscript to book.
    • Writes correspondence, memos, and completes internal forms; masters intranet programs.


    • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
    • Prior internship experience in publishing preferred
    • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
    • Proficiency in Spanish language strongly preferred
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Exceptional writing skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • A strong interest in Spanish language publishing and social media trends

    HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.


    HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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