LINGUIST List 11.1718

Wed Aug 9 2000

Jobs: Lexicography, Assoc. Editor, Random House, NY

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  1. Wendalyn Nichols, lexicography: Associate Editor at Random House Reference, New York U.S.A.

Message 1: lexicography: Associate Editor at Random House Reference, New York U.S.A.

Date: 7 Aug 2000 16:38:19 -0000
From: Wendalyn Nichols <wnicholsrandomhouse.com>
Subject: lexicography: Associate Editor at Random House Reference, New York U.S.A.


Rank of Job: Associate Editor
Areas Required: lexicography
Other Desired Areas: phonetics, etymology, ESL, bilingual
University or Organization: Random House Reference
Department: 
State or Province: New York
Country: U.S.A.
Final Date of Application: October 15, 2000
Contact: Wendalyn Nichols wnicholsrandomhouse.com

Address for Applications:
280 Park Ave., 10-5
New York
NY 10017
U.S.A.

Associate Editor for Random House Reference.

Candidate must have a bachelor's degree in English, Linguistics or
Applied Linguistics, graduate degree preferable. Candidate needs at
least one foreign language and previous editorial experience. Candidate
needs to have strong and resourceful research skills, outstanding
creativity and problem-solving skills. Ability to write clear
definitions consistent with specified styles. Must have strong computer
skills: Dictionary database, basic SMGL coding, light HTML, Internet.

Candidate will evaluate, create, develop and edit dictionaries within
the Reference imprint. Responsible for individual content area of
expertise and general definition writing on all titles in-house.
Contribute to style and editorial policy decisions, collect and track
new words for inclusion in dictionaries. Write front, flap, back and
catalog copy, write fact sheets, maintain web site pages and contribute
to site development. Contribute to projects within areas of content
expertise (pronunciation, etymology, slang, bilinguals, ESL).

Random House, Inc. is the world's largest English-language general trade
book publisher. It is a division of the Bertelsmann Book Group of
Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.
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