Yen Press has anounced that it is looking to hire four Editorial Assistants.
The full-time position will pay US$40,000-US$45,000 per year. Skills required include Japanese language skills with JLPT level 3 or higher; computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Adobe Suit, and databases; time management skills; and a knowledge of and interest in manga and light novels; among other skills. A Bachelor’s degree in English is preferred.
Duties and responsibilities will include entering editorial and copyright changes into InDesign files, writing and correcting back cover and catalog copy, contributing to editorial passes on manuscripts, coordinating delivery of materials, coordinating with licensors, and administrative duties, among other tasks.
The job will require employees to commute to New York, NY or a plan to relocate before starting.
The full job details and application information are available on the Indeed website. Applications must include a resume and cover letter.
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