Editor - Test Prep
Oversee development of new and revised test prep titles from manuscript to bound book. Directly supervise and coordinate authors, evaluators, copyeditors and editorial assistant for approximately forty titles assigned per year. Assist in the development of budgets, cover and catalog copy, and sales information sheets. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:Develops projects with newly signed authors and arranges for revision of existing titles.Evaluates manuscriptsHire CopyeditorPropose new title conceptsActs as author's advocate and contact for the rest of the publishing houseArranges for review of manuscriptsGuides projects through specialized departments for all phases of production, including editing, design and formattingEnsures products are on time and within budgetWorks with marketing department on catalog copy and coversHire indexers and translators as needed and supervise their workReview and approve electronic products for functionality and contentWrite many key design elements for our test preps such as sidebars, test-taking tips, chapter summaries etc.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree (BA) from four-year College or university. Three to five years book publishing experience and solid editorial skills with text, trade and non-fiction projects. Ability to pay attention to detail; multi-task, and meet deadlines. Computer literate with knowledge of Windows-Microsoft Word in DOS or MAC environment preferred. Excellent decision-making ability and the capacity to work with minimal supervision.Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Attn: HR Dept. Fax (631) 434-7682, email: firstname.lastname@example.org with Editor - Test Prep in the subject line. Include resume in text of email or as a word document.APPLICANTS LOCAL TO LONG ISLAND WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENTIAL CONSIDERATIONWe appreciate your interest and will review all resumes, however only those candidates we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.