Editorial Assistant: Readers

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Job Title Editorial Assistant: Readers Federal Work Study Yes Emerson Employment Yes Department Number 830410 Job Description

This position is for an editorial assistant at Ploughshares.

Ploughshares has two editorial assistants—one who manages all things relating to orders and customers, and another who manages all things relating to submissions and submitters.

This editorial assistant, falling under the latter designation, will manage volunteer readers, the submission workflow, submitter queries, our annual submission contest, and submission data. This editorial assistant will also be responsible for managing, along with the other editorial assistant, one to three editorial interns per semester.

This position is typically held by a student who can commit to the job for the duration of their time at Emerson, including the summer. Students graduating December 2020 at the earliest are eligible to apply.

Required Qualifications

Customer service experience, in any form, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong applicants will have held previous internship or jobs in publishing. Experience with on-campus publications is also relevant.

Experience with data management tools (FileMaker, Drupal, etc.) is preferred.

Physical Demands


Salary 12.00/hr Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 09/16/2019 Position End Date 05/10/2020 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I understand that I must be a current student to apply to this job.
    • Yes, I am a student.
    • No, I am not a student
Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Three References
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    Posted: 4/2/2019
    Application Due: 5/8/2019
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