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Help Yourself as HarperOne’s New Senior Editor

If you have a penchant for self-help books, HarperOne needs you. The publisher is looking for an editor or senior editor for its heath, wellness, family and relationships titles. What better way to improve your life than with a new gig?

In this position, you’ll be soliciting, acquiring, evaluating and developing manuscripts and proposals, while planning and editing key trade books for the company. Be prepared to put your organizational skills to good use managing editorial production and publication schedules. Are you a people person? Great, because you’ll also be dealing with authors and agents on a daily basis.

To be considered, you’ll need a minimum of six years of experience in trade publishing and impeccable editing skills. An impressive database of contacts and the proven ability to acquire new deals are must-haves, too. Ready to make a change? Apply here.

Mediabistro Course

Nonfiction Book Proposal

Nonfiction Book ProposalStarting September 4,work with a literary agent to complete a full proposal that wins an agent and a contract! Ryan Harbage from The Fischer-Harbage Agency, Inc. will teach you how to convey your idea in a winning book proposal format, write your proposal letter, understand the nuts and bolts of the nonfiction book industry, and more. Register now!