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Remote Editorial Associate for Scholarly Publishing - writing /...

City: Chicago
Date: 14 Feb 2020
Category: Writing / Editing

Editorial Coordinators
Remote (Part Time or Full Time)

Due to our continued growth, KWF Editorial (KWF E) is seeking several Editorial Coordinators with experience in scholarly publishing to provide busy journal offices with editorial and/or production support services. KWF E is flexible and will accept applications for either full—and/or part—time employment. All positions are remote and require availability during standard business hours ranging between 20 and 40 hours per week, with occasional flexibility as needed.

Position Description
The Editorial Coordinator supports journal editorial operations for client journals for all or some journal workflows from manuscript submission to publication. Following journal workflow protocols, Editorial Coordinators will perform manuscript peer review or production processing tasks accessed via client manuscript management system queues.

Primary responsibilities
• Initiate quality check of new and revised manuscript submissions
• Utilize software tools to create lists of editors/reviewers qualified to manage each manuscript
• Prepare and send correspondence to authors, editors, and reviewers
• Process author proof corrections
• Provide editor, reviewer, and author technical support
• Other duties as assigned

• Minimum one year of experience in a busy editorial office of a peer-reviewed scholarly journal
• Experience with one or more major manuscript management system (Bench>Press, Editorial Manager, eJournal Press, ScholarOne Manuscripts, etc.)
• Experience with cloud-based software (Google Docs, G-Suite, SharePoint, etc.)
• Excellent time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Broadband Internet connectivity with up-to-date anti-virus software
• Bachelor’s degree

To apply
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume along with a cover letter including designation of whether you are interested in a full—or part—time work.
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