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The hourly rate for this position is $17.31. For a 35-hour work week, it is an annualized salary of $31,500.
This position is located in San Francisco, CA, near Pier 23 and in the shadow of Coit Tower, at the base of Telegraph Hill. The position is not eligible for relocation. Therefore, all candidates who live outside of a commutable distance from San Francisco must be able to relocate themselves at their own expense.
The primary responsibilities of the position include the following:
handling administrative duties, including routine tasks such as data entry, maintaining files and records, maintaining a library of competitive textbooks, and processing check requisitions
assisting with acquiring and developing college-level science texts and their supplements, both print and digital
gathering market information to support acquisitions and development by commissioning, coordinating, and summarizing academic reviews
communicating editorial guidance to authors, under the direction of the Senior Acquisitions Editor
preparing materials for publication
being part of a team that ensures quality control
playing a supportive role as communicator of editorial needs to other publishing divisions – production, design, marketing, media, and sales
assisting in planning travel itineraries and securing campus appointments for the Senior Acquisitions Editor
responding to requests for support from in-house colleagues and out-of-house sales representatives
BA/BS or equivalent work experience is necessary for this position.
The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills along with outstanding organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously are key skills for this position.
Strong computer skills (esp. word processing, spreadsheet creation, and database management) are necessary.
Familiarity and/or interest in science as well as an interest in education are preferred.
Primary Location: US-CA-San Francisco
Work Locations: US-CA-San Francisco-1301 Sansome 1301 Sansome Street San Francisco 94111
Organization: Global Product
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Oct 4, 2016