New York
Aug 20, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
Karen Schechner
Full Time
Kirkus Reviews seeks an experienced editor to support Kirkus Indie. Ideal candidates will have excellent editing skills, a passion for helping authors succeed, a keen interest in self-publishing, the fastest-growing segment of the book industry, and experience in book reviewing/journalism. Mastery of AP style a plus.

Responsibilities include:
-Editing and assigning book reviews in a fast-paced environment
-Working closely with the senior editor, editor, and freelancers to ensure accuracy, consistency and timeliness
-Maintaining and recruiting an effective pool of freelance book reviewers
-Communicating directly with authors and corporate partners via phone and email
-Addressing author concerns and answering author inquiries
-Fact-checking and copy editing book reviews and features
-Developing knowledge of book-industry trends, especially self-publishing and e-books
-Appearing at self-publishing/writing conventions and expos
-Creating lists and other online features for the Kirkus website

Please send a cover letter and resume and salary requirements to careers@kirkusreviews.com.

Please include salary requirements and include cover letter with resume and email to careers@kirkusreviews.com. No phone calls, please.

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