Production Assistant | With Intelligence

Production Assistant.

PMR is the definitive independent research platform for the investment management industry. The infrastructure behind the B2B platform is a digital-only suite of 11 peer-reviewed practitioner journals that emphasize the practical implementation of innovative research across 60 investment disciplines.

Function

Research 
 

Salary

$45K to $50K 
 

Type

Full time

 

Location

US

 

The job.

Our independent editors, authors, and subscribers are among the industry’s top thought leaders, including Nobel laureates.

  • PMR is one of the fastest-growing brands at With Intelligence. This is an ideal role for an ambitious, fast-paced individual who wants to be part of a team that delivers the leading peer-reviewed practitioner-focused research for the investment management the industry.

  • The role is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to learn the craft of journals publishing or hone their existing knowledge at a publisher that bridges the gap between academia and the practitioner community.

  • Reporting to the New York-based Production Editor, the Production Assistant will work closely with internal stakeholders, including Design, Editorial, and sales and marketing teams. The Production Assistant will work with external vendors and independent Authors, Editors, Editorial Board Members and Copy Editors in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

The Responsibilities.
  • Assist Production Editor with all aspects of publishing 400+ articles and more than 50 journal issues annually.

  • Help coordinate special issues, issue lineups, and early online articles.

  • Ensure accuracy, consistency, and high-level quality at each stage of production.

  • Collaborate with authors, editors, copyeditors, and compositors throughout the copyediting, composition, and page-proof review processes.

  • Ensure compliance with Chicago Manual of Style and Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines.

  • Initiate monthly issue deposits to the Library of Congress.

  • Aid with submission site maintenance, including helping Authors, Editors and Reviewers troubleshoot.

  • Update and maintain daily journal production schedule status reports.

  • Collaborate on special projects as needed.

  • Identify areas to improve production process and publishing best practices.

The requirements.
  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent organisational and time management capabilities

  • Ability to multi-task and work with internal and external stakeholders across different time zones

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent eye for detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Can-do attitude and ability to problem solve in high-volume environment

  • Interest in learning new software and skills

  • Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style and Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines a plus

  • Understanding of journals indexing, ranking, and impact factors a plus

 

Please submit your application if you think you can evidence most of these skills.  We look forward to speaking further.

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