Managing Editor

Location
Irvine
Posted
Oct 25, 2013
Closes
Nov 24, 2013
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Managing Editor – Irvine, CA

Walter Foster Publishing is looking for a full-time Managing Editor to join its creative team. This person will report to the Publisher and work directly with the editorial staff to assist in the editorial development of the company’s expanding line of books, as well as fulfill various data management and administrative duties. This position requires a flexible attitude, as the individual selected will be required to wear multiple hats. This is not an entry-level position.

Job Responsibilities:
•Ensure the efficient and timely editorial workflow of projects, and traffic materials between internal departments
•Set and maintain internal and external production schedules
•Manage multiple databases
•Proof, line edit, and copyedit books for print to ensure grammatical accuracy and adherence to house style guides
•Review and approve product specifications and formats
•Write product sell sheets, jacket copy, and other materials as needed
•Support in-house editors on projects as needed
•Provide sales/marketing support to U.S. and international teams
•Other editorial and administrative duties as assigned

Position Requirements:
•Excellent writing, editing, proofing, and copyediting skills
•Superior time management, multitasking, organizational, and communication skills
•Working knowledge of Mac, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (Adobe InDesign and Photoshop experience a plus)
•Fine-art knowledge and/or art experience
•A positive attitude and a willingness to learn about and actively participate in all aspects of the company
•Bachelor’s degree or higher in English, journalism, communications, or related field
•Previous publishing experience (book publishing experience a plus)

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter with salary requirement to hr@quaysidepub.com. Resumes submitted without a salary requirement will not be considered. Applicants may be asked to take writing and/or copyediting tests during the hiring process. No phone calls please.

For more information about Walter Foster Publishing, please visit www.walterfoster.com. We are a division of the Quayside Publishing Group.

Quayside Publishing Group offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and 401k with company match. Full time benefit offerings may include:
Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time
Personal Time Off, Holidays
Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance
Life Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance
Vision Insurance, Long Term Disability
AD&D, Flexible Spending Plans
401(k), Roth 401(k)



To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter with salary requirement to hr@quaysidepub.com. Resumes submitted without a salary requirement will not be considered. Applicants may be asked to take writing and/or copyediting tests during the hiring process. No phone calls please.

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