Assistant/Associate Editor, Rodale Books
Rodale Inc. is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Editor for Rodale Books. This individual will assume the day-to-day responsibilities for select running, cycling, health and general sports titles. He or she will provide general assistance to the Executive Editor of Rodale Books as well. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of post college publishing experience. This position is located in New York City.Responsibilities:Evaluate manuscripts and collect research to facilitate acquisition processMeet project and manuscript deadlines with a high degree of editorial accuracyDevelop book ideas and secure writersWrite copy, including back cover copy and sales/marketing materialsAttend meetings with agents and authorsQualifications:BA/BS from Liberal Arts CollegeProficient knowledge of Microsoft Office SuiteDemonstrated interest in sports and active-lifestyle activitiesCommitment to developing a career in publishingFlexible, personable attitude; Ability to develop cordial and professional relationshipsTwo years solid post college experience in publishing environmentStrong communication and relationship skills; ability to publicly present ideas and informationExceptional writing abilityProven ability to accommodate evolving responsibilities and last minute changesStrong attention to detail and work ethicMust be a team player and have the ability to multitaskHighly motivated, extremely organized, flexible and creativeWhen applying to this position, please include a cover letter and if applicable, sample clips, and sample media appearances with your application.