Editorial Assistant

As an Editorial Assistant, you are a key contributor to our dynamic language based editorial team, responsible for developing engaging and relevant content for our Spanish, French, German and Italian Higher Education. In this role, you will conduct field research and provide administrative support to the team. Our ideal candidate has a passion for language learning (Spanish language skills are a must for this role), exceptional organization skills, an art for sleuthing and pays immaculate attention to detail.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to multiple ongoing editorial projects, primarily Spanish but also including French, German and Italian
  • Research television clips, short films and or literary readings for inclusion in Vista Higher Learning titles and research other ad hoc projects as needed
  • Support with the copyediting of content as and when required
  • Collaborate with in-house Editorial Development and Project Management teams
  • File and store critical electronic manuscript files and all relevant print materials in a secure and appropriate manner
  • Track and enter data in Excel

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • A BA/ BS degree
  • Minimum 12 months editorial experience in publishing preferred
  • Must possess native proficiency (written and verbal) in English with near native proficiency in Spanish, OR native proficiency in Spanish with near native proficiency in English. 
  • Excellent writing, grammar, spelling, proofreading skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - both written and verbally
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines for self and others
  • Strong MS Word and MS Excel skills
  • Experience with Adobe, K4 or InDesign is a strong plus

Why Join Us:

Why join us? We at Vista Higher Learning are proud to say that we’re not just another publisher. We’re the leading specialized language publisher for U.S. and Canadian higher education and secondary school markets whose first-hand knowledge of languages and diverse cultures sets us apart from other publishers. We’re passionate about developing educational materials that incorporate authenticity and culture. We bring a fresh new approach to teaching languages by integrating technology, design, content, and pedagogy to make learning easier, more practical, and more rewarding. With current programs in Spanish, French, Italian and German Vista Higher Learning is committed to helping people communicate across languages and cultures.

Our Benefits:

Our benefits package includes life/health/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), educational assistance, PTO and paid holidays.

Are You Interested in This Position?

Vista Higher Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.