Developmental Book Editor for Independent Publisher
Greenleaf Book Group is seeking an experienced developmental book editor. Ideal candidates have solid credits with major trade or independent publishers in nonfiction, business, and self help genres. The developmental editor performs high-level concept work, heavy structural editing, and line editing while preserving the author's intention and voice. He or she is versed in nonfiction genre trends and takes ownership of the manuscript from concept to press, providing editorial direction and education for our authors. Requirements Proven ability to meet or exceed deadlinesExtensive knowledge of the Chicago Manual of StyleAbility to work with authors in a collaborative mannerAbility to work independently on book projectsAbility to contribute to the overall direction and processes of the editorial department Bachelors degree Strong computer skills (both Mac and PC); proficiency with MS Office applications a mustMinimum of five years book publishing experienceWe offer:A collaborative, progressive, and fun work environmentAn intelligent, driven, and friendly staffAn entrepreneurial environment with consistent year-over-year growthSalary plus benefits: medical, disability, prescription, life, holidays, vacation, retirement plan, flexible spending account, HSA, and profit sharingPosition is located in the Austin, Texas, area. Relocation is available.Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of publishing credits to Kris Pauls, Managing Editor (email@example.com), with the subject line Developmental Editor. No visits or phone calls, please.