Title
Senior Production Editor
Employer
Workman Publishing Co.
Location
New York, NY
Date Posted
05/16/2012
Description
Workman Publishing is looking for a Senior Production Editor to manage and traffic all stages of books and calendars—from manuscript to blues—as well as proofread jacket and cover copy. The candidate would be responsible for hiring freelance copy editors and proofreaders and assigning freelance work. This position would also be responsible for checking reprint corrections and promotional copy, as needed.

Requirements:

-At least 5 years copyediting, production editorial, or managing editorial experience
-Ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
-Strong copyediting and proofreading skills
-Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask
-Strong attention to detail and accuracy
-Ability to evaluate freelancers' work
-Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style
-Knowledge of electronic copyediting

Workman is a medium-sized independent publisher of iconic and award-winning cookbooks, parenting/pregnancy guides, and fun and educational children’s books as well as high-end gift books, fiction, gardening, country living, and audiobook titles. Our West Village office is high-energy and creative, staffed by people who love interesting books.

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