Sample Editorial Assistant Resume

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Chris Schaefer
12615 Westminster Ave
Goffstown, NH, 03045

Objective To obtain the Editorial Assistant position and utilize my experience and skills for the successful completion of each job task.

Summary of Skills:

  • Certified Editorial Assistant with experience and knowledge of interacting with a wide variety of in-house staff, including editors, development editors
  • Remarkable a ability to organize and prioritize on a daily basis to meet the demands of 2-3 senior staff and the needs of the department
  • Ability to function independently on many routine tasks and assignments
  • In-depth knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and the Internet
  • Excellent organizational, communication (both verbal and written), and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle phone calls, email and fax
  • Knowledge of personnel and administrative procedures

Work Experience:

Editorial Assistant, August 2005 to till date
Cloud Productions, Goffstown, NH

  • Followed editorial procedures and prepared paperwork related to publishing process.
  • Processed logged-in manuscripts and prepared final manuscripts for production.
  • Accomplished frequent contact with authors and contributors regarding projects.
  • Assisted to interface accounts payable on status of check requisitions.
  • Maintained and updated the editorial database.
  • Interviewed with a wide variety of in-house staff, that included editors, development editors and financial staff.

Editorial Assistant, May 2000 to July 2005
AP Productions, Goffstown, NH

  • Established and maintained project files and records such as data entry and generation of reports.
  • Maintained regular contacts with academic editors, contributors, and key vendors.
  • Efficiently handled general mail, telephone requests and inquiries.
  • Effectively processed contracts and payment requests.
  • Provided competition and photo research assistance as was needed.
  • Prepared manuscripts for editorial review.
  • Prepared and assisted in routing manuscripts through each level of editorial development.


Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

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