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Print Production/Editorial Assistant | Ulysses Press

Ulysses Press is seeking a temporary Part-Time Production Editor to help with preparing books for press

* Tagging manuscripts for layout in InDesign
* Entering editorial changes into InDesign files
* Proofreading and proofing different stages of book production and marketing materials
* Assisting with production for Ulysses titles, including: prepress, routing proofs, and some vendor contacts
* Prepress checks as files come in from designers, preflight, order proofs for approval
* Coordinating with freelance copyeditors, proofreaders and designers

* Proficiency in InDesign
* Proficiency in Acrobat Pro
* Proficiency in Microsoft Word
* Familiarity with Adobe Create Suite, especially Photoshop and Illustrator, a plus
* Knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style and copyediting marks
* Superb attention to detail
* Exceptional written skills
* Excellent organization and time management skills
* Ability to prioritize projects and meet hard deadlines

This is a temporary position for 10-20 hours/week. It starts immediately and ends in mid- to late January with the possibility of freelance work after that time.

The ideal applicant can come into the Berkeley, California, office on Fridays for a few hours, with the possibility of telecommuting the rest of the time.

To apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to