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Assistant Editor

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow and adhere to schedule, workflow, and brief for your work and produce accurate, edited copy.

  • Carry out a range of editorial tasks as and when required, for example:

  • Research subjects to ensure text’s factual accuracy and depth.

  • Write text as and when required.

  • With guidance, produce accurate edited copy in accordance with the project’s editorial style guide.

  • Proofread pages in accordance with the project’s editorial style guide and DK Travel style guide.

  • Work on indexes and picture credits ensuring attention to detail and accuracy. 

  • Check epubs for correct links and quality assurances

  • Check your own work and maintain good editorial accuracy and quality, from start to finish of the production process (plotters).

  • Manage own workload and organize work to meet deadlines and ensure the target dates are met.

  • Verify text at every stage. This involves ensuring that all information is checked as thoroughly as possible for factual accuracy.

  • Work with/ have regular dialogues with London, authors and fact-checkers as well as in-house editors, senior team and managers to ensure that text is accurate and up-to-date as well as on your status and progress of your work.

  • Liaise with designers, cartographers and DTP on the production of the page layouts as and when required.

  • Report on overall schedule and weekly progress to Editor, Project Editor, Senior Editor or Managing Editor and senior team.  Also flag up any issues that may arise.

  • Adapt text for different formats in media if required. Update progress reports; record minutes of meetings and conference calls regularly.

  • Maintain excellent communication channels with entire book team (in-house) for duration of project.

About DK
With over 45 years of publishing experience, we sell to every corner of the globe and in 63 languages.
We have employees worldwide with offices in London, New York, Toronto, Indianapolis, Delhi, Melbourne, Munich, Madrid, Beijing, and Jiangmen.

The DK India office was set up in 1998 in New Delhi, and works closely with its UK and rest of the world counterparts to help produce DK’s award-winning and bestselling reference books for adults and children in more than 40 languages.


Company: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Private Limited 

State: India

Region: Uttar Pradesh

City: Noida

Postal Code: 201301

Job ID: 179062

Date:  Nov 7, 2022
Location: 

Noida, UP, IN, 201301


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