Associate Book Review Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jun 12, 2013
Closes
Jul 12, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities:
• Assign and edit book reviews in areas that may include arts, graphic novels, travel, health;
• Write monthly column describing new editions of classic works of literature and nonfiction;
• Manage and edit a monthly memoir column;
• Help oversee the production of the magazine, which includes ensuring the most efficient and timely workflow for all sections and adherence to house style. Duties may range from copy editing to production work to reporting and writing, depending on need;
• Oversee postings to the website for timeliness, formatting, and style. This includes web-only editorial content as well as some social media;

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or other relevant humanities. MLS or MLIS a plus.
• Competency in InCopy, WordPress, e-newsletter deployment platforms, cloud-based applications;
• Two-years’ experience as a copy editor or production editor essential;
• Strong line-editing, copy-editing skills, familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style;
• Knowledge about and interest in librarianship and book publishing preferred;
• Detail oriented, and self-starting against deadlines


Interested applicants should forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@mediasourceinc.com or fax to 614-873-7620.

Due to the high volume of responses, only resumes with salary requirements will be considered. No relocation. EOE, E-Verify Member.

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