Production Editor - Berkley

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Aug 09, 2018
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Company: Random House North America 
Requisition ID: 23057 

Penguin Random House is seeking a Production Editor to join our Berkley Production Editorial team! The Production Editor will manage production of genre fiction titles throughout the various stages from manuscript to bound books, as well as perform quality control on ePub files and copyedit and proofread book covers.

Specific responsibilities include:
* Managing assigned manuscripts/projects from the initial manuscript stage through production, including overseeing manuscript copyediting and styling/coding manuscripts for design
* Reviewing page proofs for accuracy, quality, consistency, and page makeup. Coordinating author/proofreader reviews of proofs and collating corrections
* Copyediting and proofreading book covers and marketing materials
* Performing quality control of Netgalley files and ePub files
* Hiring and supervising freelance copyeditors and proofreaders and reviewing their work
* Coordinating schedules with freelancers, editors, and production
* Handling text, cover, and eBook corrections for backlist reprints and repackages


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:
•     Must have at least three years of production editorial experience
•     Excellent copyediting, proofreading, and organizational skills
•     Familiarity with electronic copyediting using Microsoft Word, and experience with manuscript styling/coding
•     Detail oriented, with an ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
•     Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•     Familiarity with digital products including experience with ePub files
•     Knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, a plus

Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Fodor’s, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

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