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Assistant Editor


Assistant Editor

• Emerging Level


Support Supervising Editor on their respective comics.

Category Assistant  Editor 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 26, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description


Support Function
  • Support Supervising Editor on their respective comics.  
  • These responsibilities include:
  • Report to Senior/Executive Editor on all aspects of comic production.  
  • This includes:
  • Proofread manuscripts
  • Maintain communication with artists and writers and provide feedback on story and art
  • Set deadlines for talent
  • Traffic materials
  • Coordinate with Production, Manufacturing and other departments to ship the comic
  • Coordinate with senior editorial staff to ensure that character and content developments are planned and shared with the entire staff 
  • Assist Supervising Editor to develop new series ideas and initiate projects 
  • Various writing responsibilities (solicitation text, letters columns, ad copy) 
  • Gather reference materials for freelancers
Series Management
  • Direct Management of comics series. These responsibilities include all of the above, plus:
  • Coordinate between Supervising Editor, marketing, sales, and senior management to create comics aimed at specific target demographics 
  • Track/organize/schedule/traffic comics 
  • Maintain editorial policy and style 
  • Provide final sign-off and approval on all vouchers and payments for work for respective titles
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Practiced documentation skills
  • Experience managing style and method of standards for creative products
  • Basic computer skills
  • BA in Journalism, English, Writing, Dramaturgy or related field
The hiring range for this position in New York is $40,000 to $60,000 per year. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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