Editor - Test Prep

Location
Hauppauge
Posted
Sep 23, 2013
Closes
Oct 23, 2013
Contact
Ms. Elaine Weiss
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
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 manuscripts
Hire Copyeditor
Propose new title concepts
Acts as author's advocate and contact for the rest of the publishing house
Arranges for review of manuscripts
Guides projects through specialized departments for all phases of production, including editing, design and formatting
Ensures products are on time and within budget
Works with marketing department on catalog copy and covers
Hire indexers and translators as needed and supervise their work
Review and approve electronic products for functionality and content
Write 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: hr@barronseduc.com 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 CONSIDERATION

We appreciate your interest and will review all resumes, however only those candidates we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.

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