Production Editorial Manager

New York
Nov 09, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
Human Resources
Full Time
Our General Books Group is currently seeking a Production Editorial Manager 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 as well as quality checks various ebook formats, hires copyeditors, proofreaders, and indexers and evaluates their work, and copyedits/proofreads cover mechanicals and fujis In addition, the Production Editorial Manager will supervise the daily workflow for two production editors, and coordinate copyediting scheduling and answer queries from staff on production editorial issues.

-Minimum 5 years of related experience, preferably in trade publishing, with at least 1-2 years of management experience
-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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