Assistant Editor – this person is not even an editor, just some uncreative person with an English degree who’s in charge of adding or removing commas. They also have to replace curly quotes with straight quotes, and remembering where all the italics were when somebody loses the HTML. This person wears glasses, and was not loved as a child.Don't say I never solved anything for you.
A guide to editorial positions
Associate editor, editor, managing editor, editor-in-chief--what do all of these things mean? Well, check out this guide. A sample: