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Assistant / Desk Editor - Academic @ Delhi

Ascent Human Solutions Private Limited
  • New Delhi
  • 3-6 years
  • 16 Jul 2022
  • Full time

Job Description

• Develop and edit manuscripts provided by authors
• Evaluate content of a given manuscript and check every component provided by authors before allocating projects to vendors/ copy editors
• Provide assistance, feedback and queries for improving manuscript to author(s)
• Handle different book projects in pre-press production
• Maintain quality standards set by the organization
• Ensure that all vendors and freelancers adhere to the quality checks
• Give constant feedback to vendors for quality issues
• Check every aspect of final files before having them sent for printing
• Coordinate with the senior production editor on content-related issues that may need to be resolved during course of the project
• Stick to the Press’ font policies and other compliance policies
• Manage all reprint and re-run titles projected for a financial year

  • Category:Publishing
  • Job Nature:Full time
  • Functional Area:Journalism, Editing, Content
  • Salary Range:300000-500000
  • Employment Type:permanent
  • Job Role:Correspondent/Assistant Editor/Associate Editor


  • UG Qualification: Any Graduate In Any Specialization
  • PG Qualification: Any Post Graduate
  • Doctorate/Ph.D: Doctorate Not RequiredDoctorate Not Required In Test Doctorate Specialisation

Desired Candidate Profile

• The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Minimum 3 years or working experience
• The ability to communicate well in English, both verbally and in writing
• Strong attention to detail and the ability to work accurately and quickly to tight deadlines
• A high standard of computer literacy
• A working knowledge of LaTex preferable
• Reading comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
• Writing comprehension -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
• Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
• Judgement and decision making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
• Familiarity with the style guides, especially the Chicago Manual of Style, desirable.

Company Profile

Very renowned UK Based Publishing Company

  • Company Name: Ascent Human Solutions Private Limited
  • Company Website:
  • Job Contact Person: Hitesh
  • Job Contact Number: 8447755154
  • Email:

Job Keywords

  • Assistant Editor
  • Desk editor
  • Editor
  • Academic Editor
  • Copy Editing
  • Production Editor
  • Language Editing
  • Content Editor



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