Assistant Editor Duties
This position is an entry-level editing job, assisting
editors in various tasks. It has the responsibility of
reviewing copy, and may read and evaluate manuscripts. Other
working titles may be production assistant or copy editor.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct research, fact checking, or copy editing;
Offer comments to improve the work of writers;
Usually have responsibility for particular subjects;
Provide administrative support to the editor;
Conduct data inputting and database searching;
Maintain production schedules;
Report on production progress.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or related field or
progressively responsible experience in editing, journalism
or editorial research.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to express ideas clearly and logically;
Ability to concentrate amid confusion and to work under
Knowledge of computer software used to combine online text
with graphics, audio, video, and animation;
Meticulous attention to detail.