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The UST Publishing House is looking for two (2) full-time, experienced copy editors with a background in literature, journalism, creative writing, communication, and scholarly work. One must be proficient in written English; the other, in Filipino (Tagalog). Both must have a keen eye for spotting manuscript errors of the mechanical and substantial kind, and are able to grasp linguistic nuances depending on the type/genre of text handled. They must also be good writers who can identify and improve sentences based on the author’s style, and, when necessary, are able to do research when correcting factual errors. Above all, the right candidate should have a passion for literature and the printed word.

Requirements
The candidate must have:
* Impressive command of written English and/or Filipino
* A degree in Literature, Journalism, Creative Writing, Communication, or their equivalent
* Familiarity with MS Office
* Good people skills (able to work with authors of diverse styles and personalities)
* An ability to meet deadlines

Candidates with knowledge and experience with the following will be prioritized:
* Adobe InDesign
* Involvement in creative writing workshops and/or scholarly conferences
* Prior experience with a publication arm (magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies)

Interested applicants may send their résumés and address their application letters to the University of Santo Tomas Human Resources Department, Ground Floor, UST Main Building, España, Manila, Philippines 1015.

[Poster design (c) Jho Crooc 2013]

[Poster design (c) Jho Crooc 2013]

The UST Publishing House is looking for a full-time, in-house book designer with significant experience in laying out books, conceptualizing book covers, and understanding the marketability of overall book design. The preferred candidate must be creative, well versed in typography and its nuances, and must have a good eye for detail and appealing design. He or she must also be comfortable in dealing with requests from various authors. Above all, the right candidate should have a passion for literature and the printed word.

The candidate must have:
* A degree in Fine Arts Major in Advertising, or its equivalent
* Significant experience with Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
* Familiarity with Macintosh Applications
* Knowledge of MS Office
* Basic drawing and sketching skills
* Good people skills (in coordinating with the authors and with printing press representatives)
* An ability to meet deadlines

Candidates with knowledge and experience with the following will be prioritized:
* Prior experience with a publication arm (magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies)
* Passion for literature

Interested applicants may send their résumés and address their application letters to the University of Santo Tomas Human Resources Department, Ground Floor, UST Main Building, España, Manila, Philippines 1015.

For more information, log on to https://www.facebook.com/USTPublishingHouse

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