Senior Production Editor

New York
Oct 04, 2012
Nov 03, 2012
Human Resources
Full Time
Our General Books Group is currently seeking a Senior Production Editor to oversee the production editorial process on a wide variety of titles in the ItBooks, Harper Perennial, Harper Design and Harper imprints. This position is responsible for the editorial production of offsets, resets, original manuscripts, and full color books – shepherding them through the editorial/production process to bound books which includes coding and text preparation for ETM, proofreading, slugging proof corrections, checking PDFs and other aspects of the editorial process as needed. In addition, the Senior Production Editor quality checks various ebook formats, hires copyeditors, proofreaders, and indexers and evaluates their work, and copyedits/proofreads cover mechanicals and fujis.

-Minimum 4 years of related experience, preferably in trade book publishing
-Solid copyediting and proofreading skills
-Ability to work effectively with all levels of management
-College-level understanding of and use of the English language
-Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
-Ability to set priorities under pressure
-Proficient with Microsoft Word

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