Be An Assistant Editor For Marvel Comics

So… who wants to be a Marvel editor? Including "Direct Management of at least 2 to 3 titles a month"? "Develop new series ideas and initiate projects, which includes the creation of stories or event-driven concepts to increase sales of the titles"? "Maintain communication with freelance artists and writers"?

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Job Posting Title

Assistant Editor

Job Description

Support Supervising Editor on their respective projects. These responsibilities include:

1. Report to Senior/Executive Editor on all aspects of book production
2. Track/organize/schedule/traffic titles.
3. Coordinate with senior editorial staff to ensure that character and content developments are planned and shared with the entire staff
4. Assist Supervising Editor to develop new series ideas and initiate projects, which includes the creation of stories or event-driven concepts to increase sales of the titles
5. Convention attendance as required by Publisher or Editor-In-Chief
6. Proofread manuscripts
7. Various writing responsibilities
8. Gather reference materials for freelancers
9. Maintain editorial policy and style

Title Management

Direct Management of at least 2 to 3 titles a month. These responsibilities include:
1. Edit products from start to finish; art edit, color edit, story edit
2. Maintain communication with freelance artists and writers and provide feedback on story and art
3. Ensure content falls within allowable limits of the associated titles and/or imprint
4. Provide final sign-off and approval on all vouchers and payments for work for respective titles

Basic Qualifications:

• Knowledge of comic book industry and trends
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Practiced documentation skills
• Experience managing style and method of standards for creative products
• Basic computer skills
• BA in Journalism, English, Writing or related field
Additional Information

This position is with Marvel Entertainment,

Primary Location-City New York

About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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