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Job: Editorial Production Assistant – King Features

Editorial Production Assistant

Orlando, FL, United States
 

We are seeking a talented assistant who wants to dive headfirst into the world of comics, puzzles, and columns. This role will give the right candidate an opportunity to learn the work of comics, puzzles, and columns editors.

The Editorial Production Assistant will support all our distributed content in both an editorial and production capacity and will maintain multiple editorial databases. They are also responsible for handling some administrative paperwork, such as invoice processing and formatting documents. In success, there will be an opportunity to branch out into creative work as well.

This role is a hybrid on-location/remote role working out of our Orlando, Florida office, but will also collaborate with members of the New York office.

COMICS

  • Learn the basics of comic editing and our editorial guidelines. Assist our two lead Editors with backup work when needed for quality control. 
  • Maintain our Tags Database, in which each comic strip is tagged with relevant topics to help readers find the comics they are looking for, and to improve SEO.
  • Choose the Comics of the Day for the Comics Kingdom website as well as helping bundle and share comic files with publications and our Sales, Marketing, and PR teams.
  • Occasionally help with image processing, such as cropping, recoloring, or making small corrections to a file.

PUZZLES

  • Produce and review daily and weekly puzzles for clarity, accuracy, usage, and spelling.
  • Assist in maintaining relationships with creators.
  • Source material for and create in-house puzzles, games and other content using game-design software. 
  • Manage deadlines for multiple content projects simultaneously.

COLUMNS:

  • Assist our two lead Editors by proofreading column content for AP style, accuracy, spelling and grammar, usage and clarity.

More details about duties and responsibilities, requirements, and application here.

 

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