Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0010
Post Date 4/16/2018
Title Editorial Assistant, Books for Youth
City Chicago
State IL
Description Booklist, the nation’s premier book and media review journal for public libraries, seeks a talented editorial assistant. The position provides administrative assistance to the Books for Youth staff of Booklist Publications.

Duties include, but are not limited to: inputting and maintaining data relating to new books received for possible review, maintaining spreadsheets, opening mail, and general administrative tasks. The editorial assistant works independently and in concert with editors and other office staff.


Apply online including cover letter and resume

(Additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as your resume)


Please send cover letter and resume to:

American Library Association
Human Resources Department
Ref: editassistBooksforYouthBooklist
fax: 312-280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Strong candidates will have at least 1-2 years of work experience in a publishing environment, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in English, journalism, or the humanities. Excellent written, verbal, and electronic skills are necessary, as are strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
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