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Editorial Assistant

Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

1 Positions

ID: 44264

Posted On 02/23/2024

Job Overview

Kendall Hunt Publishing is looking for an Editorial Assistant to provide administrative and editorial support to our higher education sales department!

Who Is Kendall Hunt Publishing?

Throughout its history, Kendall Hunt Publishing has grown with an emphasis on its employees, fearlessness in innovation, and a strong grip on its values. Today Kendall Hunt continues to expand by growing its number of educational products, creating new companies and extending its services across the country and beyond. Through diversity and willingness to adapt to the ever-changing publishing industry, Kendall Hunt is a company dedicated to growing with the public to best serve the people of the community.

When you work at Kendall Hunt you immediately notice the collaboration, friendliness, and a sense of purpose amongst our employees. Our customers, students, authors, and other outside contacts are always our top priority. We are constantly uncovering new sales channels for current product lines or finding new products to sell to current customers. Join our team of evolving employees to help us maintain our competitive edge in the industries we serve.

In A Typical Workday You Will

  • Research-instructors, departments, courses, products, marketing, and other materials
  • Uses internet and phone to gather information
  • Compiles emails in Outlook and input information into Excel spreadsheets
  • Collects and processes paperwork for publishing contract packages
  • Creates and maintains files for individual contract packages
  • Provides general administrative support to a variety of positions in Higher Ed as needed

Who We Need!

  • Someone who is able to multitask very well
  • Someone who has experience working in a professional office setting and is proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Someone with excellent communication skills, and enjoys working collaboratively across many departments
  • We require one year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 It's More Than Just a Job!

Choosing a career path can be one of the most important decisions in one's life. Work is part of a person's identity. People need compelling reasons to remain at a job and a company day after day, year after year. As you consider a career change, we understand the benefits an employer offer are just as appealing as the job itself.

Our companies offers -

  • Affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability
  • Generous company match on 401(k) plan, as well as profit sharing
  • 15 days of PTO at hire, plus paid holidays
  • Scholarship and tuition reimbursement

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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Clerical/Office Administration
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Dubuque, IA


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Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

About the Company

As a leader in customized education publishing solutions, Kendall Hunt has been privately owned and operated for more than 75 years.  We currently employ approximately 225 people at our Dubuque, Iowa, headquarters, with an additional 70 people throughout the United States.

Our mission is to meet the specific needs of the marketplace in a unique and progressive manner, and we are committed to excellence and employee growth and development.

We offer career opportunities in sales and acquisitions, account management, project development, customer support, information technology, finance, accounting, clerical support and human resources.  We provide a comprehensive benefit package and full-time and part-time flexible schedules, including internships.

Our Higher Education Division is a leader in custom publishing of high quality educational products, services and solutions to the higher education market, including digital solutions and eBooks as well as printed material.

Our PreK-12 Division is a leader in publishing solutions of innovative, hands-on inquiry based solutions for the PreK-12 market.

We also collaborate closely with our related educational technology solutions companies to develop and customize publications that integrate multi-media and technology to meet the learning needs and expectations of today’s students.

For more information, visit Kendall Hunt’s website

An Equal Opportunity Employer