Title
Associate Project Editor
Employer
Globe Pequot Press
Location
Guilford, CT
Date Posted
03/18/2013
Description
DUTIES:

• Project manages approximately 30 to 35 titles per year as assigned by Managing Editor.

• Ensures manuscripts meet company standards and conforms to the vision of the work as described in the author’s contract.

• Works closely with the Acquisition Editor in matters pertaining to author management and style of work.

• Performs structural edit and line edit as necessary.

• Hires copyeditors, proofreaders, and indexers; sends copyedited manuscript to author, and works with author to resolve queries and review author changes.

• Transmits manuscript and art to Design and Production.

• Fills out all paperwork as necessary.

• Manages book files in content management system.

• Manages freelancer costs and keeps books on budget.

• Processes freelancer invoices.

• Contributes ideas and perspective on systems and process to increase efficiency.

• Attends meetings as necessary to facilitate book process.

• Manages information, such as title information for various reports and meetings, entering information into the title management software system as necessary.

• Keeps books on schedule.


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines.

• Expertise in Microsoft Office including Excel and track changes in Word.

• Must be able to work electronically and to manage content accordingly, and perform fact checks on titles online.

• Excellent communication skills.

•Bachelor’s degree and 2 to 4 years of book publishing experience necessary.

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