The Publications Coordinator reports to the editor and managing editor of International Security, a quarterly journal of international politics. The position performs a wide range of duties within a small, highly productive editorial team that produces a quarterly journal, book series, and a discussion paper series.
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience in communications, publishing, editorial or related field. Internships will count towards experience requirement.
Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, or Publishing strongly preferred. Demonstrated strong writing and communication skills and knowledge of Chicago style is required. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office programs, including Excel is essential. Knowledge of Access or other databases (for database design and upkeep) is helpful.
Demonstrated advanced-level proofreading, word processing, and workflow management skills are essential. High levels of discretion, diplomacy, and tact in dealing with highly confidential material, authors, reviewers, editors, and press are essential.
Experience with Editorial Manager, an online manuscript management system, is a plus. Knowledge of InDesign for desktop publishing, including designing advertisements and typesetting books and other publications, is helpful.
Knowledge of HTML is useful. Efficient computing to speed productivity is helpful. Must have good judgment and interpersonal skills. Organizational skills and high motivation are very important. Interest in international politics, military issues, and foreign policy is helpful but not essential.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
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