Various Tasks and Functions Editor
In large-scale publishers, editors are divided into sections:
• Chiep Editor is a person who is practically the same level as the manager. It holds the highest position in the editorial section that controls, manages, and issues strategic decisions relating to the editorial process.
• Managing Editor is the person who organizes all editorial technical activities carried out by editors. Practically equivalent to an asistan manager.
• Senior Editor is the editor in charge of organizing planning acquisition of manuscripts, negotiations, scheduling work, and check the manuscript in terms of substance. Practically equivalent to the section head.
• Copyeditor is a staff editor who is responsible for checking and correcting manuscripts of errors and adjusting to rules of applicable rules and with publisher style selingkung. Because usually certain publishers have a style selingkung or writing style of each.
• Assistant This editor is at the same level as the editorial secretary, whose job is as an assistant editor who handles technical matters such as script administration, reference searching, or editorial fee arrangements.
• Rights Editor is a staff editor who is specifically assigned to take care of matters relating to copyright, such as copyright, ISBN, KDT, or publishing permission from other parties.
• Picture editor is a staff editor who is responsible for checking and improving graphic materials for publication, such as illustrations, photos, labels, maps, or colors.
Chiep Editor, managing editor, and senior editor are basically editors who are experienced. So, the core we have to learn is the job of the editor or copyeditor staff, ie checking and correcting the manuscript of the errors and adjusting to the rules of the applicable rules.
Details of the tasks to be done are:
• Fixed incorrect typing
• Editing manuscripts in terms of language (spelling, diction, sentence structure)
• Making the script easy to read and not making the reader confused
An editor is not allowed to:
• Damaging or removing important parts of the script
• Change the intent of the author in the text
In essence, in major publishers, the editor is tasked with:
1. Plan what kind of script will be published by the publisher
2. Search for a script with good quality and in accordance with the publisher.
3. Consider the script that goes to the publisher, whether it can be published or rejected.
4. Editing or editing a script.
5. Approve the manuscript to be printed and published.
6. Advise the cover design section about the cover of the book to be published.
As for the scheme is when the script goes to the publisher, the script will be checked by the editor in quality and suitability with the publisher in question.
If the editor feels the script is appropriate, then he or she will report it to the Editorial Board or the party entitled to give final approval of a text may be published or not.
Then the editor will edit the manuscript in terms of material, then in terms of grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
After that, the editor gives advice to the section that designed the cover on how to design the cover.
If so, the editor agrees that the manuscript is ready for publication. It will then be reported to the Editorial Board or the superior who is entitled to give final approval.
If it has passed, then the script is ready to be published and printed.