Developmental Book Editor

Feb 13, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Kris Pauls
Full Time
Developmental Book Editor

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.

•Proven ability to meet or exceed deadlines
•Extensive knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style
•Ability to work with authors in a collaborative manner
•Ability to work independently on book projects
•Ability to contribute to the overall direction and processes of the editorial department
•Bachelor’s degree
•Strong computer skills (both Mac and PC); proficiency with MS Office applications a must
•Minimum of five years book publishing experience

We offer:
•A collaborative, progressive, and fun work environment
•An intelligent, driven, and friendly staff
•An entrepreneurial environment with consistent year-over-year growth
•Salary plus benefits: medical, disability, prescription, life, holidays, vacation, retirement plan, flexible spending account, HSA, and profit sharing

Position is located in the Austin, Texas, area. Relocation is available.

Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of publishing credits to with the subject line “Developmental Editor.” No visits or phone calls, please.

No phone calls or visits please.

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