Mr. Asharfi Lal the owner of the publishing house (i.e. Red Flower Publication Private Limited). I regulate all the transactions at an executive level including the recruitment of employees, firing, fixing wages, and including significant decisions for the company. All employees, staffs, etc. work under my supervision.
The Managing Editorial team
This is the group responsible for all editorial work, including specific sections such as art, editorial, and production. However, all these sections come under two big categories:
Editor in Chief This is the position under the Publisher and is considered as the person spearheading the editing team. He is responsible for the control of the main production content and has a crucial role in budget decisions and as well as contributing in the hiring of other editors.
Editors department Second in line of the editorial team after the chief editor is the editors. This is part of the managing editorial team that is responsible for editing, and copyediting manuscripts and other publishing documents, as well as providing alternatives for writers. The editors play a significant role in finalizing books and journal articles.
The art department of the managing editorial team focuses on book cover designs, both interior texts, and exteriors. They design, but the sales and marketing departments make the approval of the covers. The managing editorial department head regulates the designs.
This class is responsible for the physical production of the book and journal issues that includes the physical materials composing the book and journal issue. Physical entities such as the method of bookbinding and journal issue binding, paper stock, the trimming size, page signatures, page count, and so on. It is a vital role as the production scale costings of the books and journals will have a tremendous effect on the editor’s profit-and-loss statements.
The proof-readers are the next in the publishing hierarchy and are responsible for proofreading. He is the one responsible for assessing the grammatical mistakes, including improving sentences syntax, determiners, vocabulary, clarity, spelling mistakes. It is a comprehensive job that requires time.
The Literary Agent
This is the employee who is responsible for helping the publication of literature and oversees the payment process to the writer of the books. Their job as agents is to follow up and pursue the contracts of unpublished authors. Numerous literary agents are working for publishing companies under a variety of literary genres. These agents are categorized by the genre of books they work with.
The Creative Experts
This is a team of individual specialized in all the necessary artistic designs and drawing.
The Marketing Team
This group is responsible for creating the right marketing strategies for the publishing house. Their work includes coming up with promotions and advertisements.
Last but not least are the people accountable for the financial aspect of the publishing house, and they are accountants and finance experts.