Freelance Editorial Assistant - Must Have Educational Publishing Experience

Adecco Creative is assisting our client, a well-known children’s educational publisher, in their search for a freelance Editorial Assistant with at least 1-3 years of experience in educational publishing. Candidates with experience teaching grades K-6 will be considered as well.

This is a full time freelance role, working 35 hours per week onsite in the client’s downtown Manhattan offices, and expected to last up to 6 months with the possibility of being extended.

The Editorial Assistant will help to build trade book collection and keep track of book orders, teaching materials, book acquisitions and original trade books, as well as communicate with Editorial Directors, Executive Editors, Supervising Editors and outside vendors daily and/or weekly.


  • Advanced level Excel skills – candidates must be skilled in keeping extensive and comprehensive Excel charts
  • An interest in children’s books and 1-3 years of experience in educational publishing or teaching grades K-6
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well organized
  • Detail oriented

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_99_172110_11993269