Editor - Nonfiction
The Harlequin Nonfiction department has recently expanded and is seeking an Editor to join its editorial team. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a qualified editor to contribute to a growing program. The ideal candidate will have experience and skills in: Performing all editorial functions including reading and evaluating proposals, providing revisions to authors and line editing. Working closely with marketing and art departments to ensure key selling features are reflected in the positioning and packaging of all titles. Managing and developing author base to ensure correct editorial fit and to elicit the highest quality of writing. Maintaining positive relationships with agents.Qualifications, Skills and Competencies: Undergraduate Degree. 4+ years of experience in publishing. Specific experience acquiring and editing prescriptive and narrative nonfiction titles. Strong agent contacts. Ability to effectively analyze and shape projects for the marketplace. Strong communication and negotiation skills.Email your cover letter, updated resume and salary requirements to NYResumes@Harlequin.ca. In the subject line note "Editor - Nonfiction". Reference Mediabistro.com in your cover letter. No agencies or phonecalls. Thank you.