Publishing Administrative Assistant

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Jun 07, 2018
Closes
Jul 07, 2018
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Publishing Administrative Assistant

 

About Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Free Spirit is the leading publisher of learning tools that support young people’s social-emotional health and educational needs. For 35 years, our mission has been to help children and teens think for themselves, overcome challenges, and make a difference in the world.

Publishing Administrative Assistant

We seek a full-time administrative assistant to provide support to our publisher and editorial department. This position will assist in drafting contracts, tracking and preparing correspondence related to submissions and permissions, assisting with the initial review of submissions, and negotiating and tracking fees for permissions. General duties include file and database maintenance, record-keeping, and correspondence. The ideal candidate will have attention to detail, be able to multitask, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work independently and thrive in our creative, fast-paced environment.

Required Education and Skills

  • A two-year or B.A. degree in business communications/administration, English, or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an office environment.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Skill using database and word processing programs and conducting internet research.
  • Strong service orientation with professional phone demeanor.

Please send a letter of interest, résumé, and salary requirements to:

Free Spirit Publishing

Human Resources

6325 Sandburg Road, Suite 100

Golden Valley, MN 55427

Fax: 612-337-5050

humanresources@freespirit.com

No calls or agencies, please. EOE

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