The Editorial Assistant:
Interpersonal Communication Skills – you will be communicating daily with people both inside and outside of SAGE. Being able to hold courteous, persuasive conversations (by email or phone) and respond quickly to queries are key requirements of the role.
Efficiency – you will need to be able to manage a varied workload involving many different tasks and working across a large number of different book projects. You will need to prioritise effectively and allocate appropriate amounts of time to each task.
Accuracy – you will be required to accurately input information into contracts and databases and to maintain up-to-date records as information changes.
Written communication - you will need to be able to quickly assimilate information about a new book and turn it into concise back cover copy.
Research – you will be required to search for, select and present relevant information (e.g. about specific university courses and books published by other companies.)
Curiosity and enthusiasm – you will be interested in working in academic publishing, learning about SAGE and the markets we serve and willing to share your thoughts and experience.
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