12 Apr 2017

Full-Time Job Editorial Coordinator – museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art (Job Poster) – New York, New York, United States

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Job Description

The Editorial Coordinator provides support to staff members of the Publications and Editorial Department.

This is a full-time permanent position.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Works closely with Assistant Manager Editor, production managers, and editors to traffic materials for publication (page layouts, galleys, color proofs, etc.)
• Maintains and regularly updates departmental spreadsheets for all publications and label projects
• As often as time permits, edits and proofreads exhibition and rotation labels, and publication texts and apparatus
• Prepares and sends contracts for authors, freelancers, and permissions requests, and maintains records for contracts
• Distributes mail and handles packages to and from Receiving, Reception, and various departments; requisitions books and distributes new publications to authors and departments
• Assists with hiring, managing, and supervising interns
• Answers departmental phone and takes messages
• Assists with photocopying, and maintains copier
• Orders office supplies
• Proofreads and edits Museum maps
• Other related duties

Requirements and Qualifications:
Experience and Skills:
• One year of general office experience preferred
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to edit and proofread exhibition and publication texts

Knowledge and Education:
• B.A. degree in humanities

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to careers@metmuseum.org with “Editorial Coordinator” in the subject line.



• Job Title: Editorial Coordinator – museum
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Metropolitan Museum of Art
• website: http://metmuseum.org
• Location: New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, assistant, human resources, and museum. Location: New York.