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Editorial/Production Assistant/Administrative Assistant

Inanna Publications & Education Inc Published: May 5, 2022
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Job Title                         Editorial & Production Assistant/Office Administrator

Organization                Inanna Publications and Education, Inc.

Location                        Toronto

Application Deadline    May 24th, 2022 

Inanna Publications, housed at York University, is a non-profit, independent feminist press committed to publishing fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction by and about women. Our books bring new, innovative and diverse perspectives which can change and enhance the lives of women everywhere. Our aim is to preserve a publishing space dedicated to feminist voices that provoke discussion, advance feminist thought, and speak to the diverse lives of women.

We are looking for someone who has a minimum of three-years experience, a team player, has a demonstrated passion for books by and about women and pays keen attention to detail. Duties are related to all aspects of our publishing program for Inanna Publications and Education Inc.

What You’ll be Doing

The Editorial & Production Assistant/Office Administrator supports the Managing Editor by providing administrative, editorial, production and project management support. This job is a two-part one, having an office administrator component and an editorial assistant component. How the employee’s time is divided between these components is flexible, depending upon priorities of the publishing schedule at any given time, and will be determined in consultation with the Managing Editor.

Publishing certificate an asset

  • Courses in editing and proofreading an asset
  • MacIntosh computer skills.
  • Experience using Word, Acrobat, Excel, Google Sheets, and File Maker Pro, InDesign.
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Comfortable working as part of a small team
  • Creative and open to new ideas
  • Excellent follow-through skills essential

Other Details:

This is a full-time permanent position. It will require in-person work at our office at York University. Some lifting of heavy boxes (13kg) will be required.

We strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds including ancestry, culture, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, language, physical and intellectual ability, race, religion (creed), sexual orientation and socio-economic status to apply.

Application Deadline:  May 24, 2022.

To apply, send cover letter and résumé to inanna.publications@inanna.ca.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.