Associate Editor-Books

New York
Aug 06, 2012
Sep 05, 2012
Ms. Julie Smith
Full Time
Rodale Inc. is currently seeking an Associate Editor for Rodale Books. This individual will assume the day-to-day responsibility for select running, cycling and general sports titles. He or she will provide general assistance to the Executive Editor of Rodale Books as well. The ideal candidate must have at least two years of post college publishing experience. This position is located in New York City.

Responsibilities include:

Writing copy, including back cover copy and sales/marketing materials Evaluating manuscripts and collecting research to facilitate acquisition process Meeting project and manuscript deadlines with a high degree of editorial accuracy Developing book ideas and securing work for hire writers Attending meetings with agents and authors

Ideal candidate will possess:

BA/BS from Liberal Arts College Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Demonstrated interest in sports and active-lifestyle activities Two years solid post college experience in publishing environment Strong communication skills, including exceptional writing ability Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, flexible and creative

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About Rodale Books: Rodale Books publishes award-winning, bestselling titles that provide authoritative content in the subjects of health, wellness, fitness, gardening, food & cooking, and the environment. These include game-changing books such as Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultzs Onward, former FDA commissioner Dr. David Kessler's The End of Overeating, Alicia Silverstone's The Kind Diet, and Maria Rodale's Organic Manifesto. Among Rodale's highly successful branded series are Eat This Not That!, The Biggest Loser, Flat Belly Diet!, and The South Beach Diet. Rodale Books offers engaging and reliable books of all kindsservice, narrative, illustrated, and lifestylethat reflect our commitment to helping readers improve their lives and the world around them. For the latest news on our books and authors, please visit Rodale Books are also available for download as e-books.

About Rodale: Rodale is a global media company with a heritage, mission, and authority dedicated to the health and wellness of the individual, community, and planet. Through a broad portfolio of leading media properties, Rodale reaches more than 70 million people around the world through multiple distribution channels, including magazines, books, online, mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, and video. The company publishes some of the best-known health and wellness lifestyle magazines, including Mens Health, Prevention, Womens Health, Runners World, Bicycling, Running Times, and Organic Gardening, and is the largest independent book publisher in the United States, with a collection of bestselling titles, including Al Gores An Inconvenient Truth, The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite, Eat This, Not That! and Flat Belly Diet! Rodale is also a leader in direct-response marketing and has more than 25 million active customers in its database. To learn more about Rodale, visit We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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