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Editorial Assistant

Posted: December 4, 2023 Expired: February 19, 2024
Bachelor Degree

Location: Remote, USA
Company: Wiley

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

About the Role:

The Editorial Assistant is an entry-level position responsible for executing the daily tasks of the journal(s) and/or project(s) assigned to them in accordance with client expectations.

How you will make an impact:

  • Provides support to the Managing Editor, Senior Managing Editor, and/or Client Manager through manuscript processing tasks, email-based tasks, or special projects.

  • Requires an understanding of the overall peer review process from submission to acceptance and knowledge of a submission system to perform basic manuscript processing.

  • Understands how assigned duties relate to others in their department and how their department integrates within their division and business unit.

  • Has no supervisory responsibilities but may assist in training other colleagues on their assigned projects.

  • Follows established guidelines for communication and demonstrates critical thinking skills in relation to their assigned tasks.

  • Impacts own team by providing high-quality customer service and meeting established productivity goals and deadlines.

  • May assist with projects as directed by the other members of the Editorial Division.

  • Communicates proactively and escalates properly with colleagues and managers on a regular basis.

  • Upholds high standards of professionalism and courtesy when working with colleagues and clients.

What we look for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or other relevant education.

  • Experience in customer service, time management, and task prioritization.

  • Experience working in collaborative team settings.

  • Ability to work semi-independently with a high attention to detail and meet deadlines

About Wiley:

Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.
We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society’s advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.

Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the statusquo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley’s headquarters are in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact [email protected] for assistance.

We are proud that our workplace promotes continual learning and internal mobility. Our values support courageous teammates, needle movers and learning champions all while striving to support the health and well-being of all employees, for example we offer meeting-free Friday afternoons allowing more time for heads down work and professional development.

We are committed to fair, transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive compensation in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. This range represents Wiley’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the base pay for this role at the time of posting. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall within the range, however the ultimate salary offered for this role may be higher or lower and will be set based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including but not limited to, geographic location, skills, and competencies.




United States; Florida, USA

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Target Base Pay Range:

$34,400 - $45,867

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