Title
Senior Editor – Highlights Press
Employer
Highlights for Children
Location
Editorial offices are in beautiful Northeast PA, and relocation to the area is required.
Location: Honesdale, PA
Date Posted
02/07/2014
Description
Highlights for Children, a family media brand that has been nurturing children with excellent, wholesome, and innovative products for more than 65 years, reaches over two million children every month throughout the world. Our wide variety of “Fun with a Purpose” magazines and books are dedicated to helping children become their best selves—creative, curious, caring, and confident.

Highlights for Children is seeking an experienced,highly imaginative Senior Editor – Highlights Press who lives in the world of kids and/or children's publishing. Reporting to the Vice President, Editorial, Book Publishing, the senior editor will translate the essence of the Highlights brand – Fun with a Purpose, helping children become their best selves – into an innovative, engaging product portfolio. The senior editor will collaborate with editorial leadership, sales, marketing, brand, licensing, and manufacturing to identify development opportunities and shape them into high-quality, brand-aligned books and merchandise.

Requirements and Qualifications:

• 7-10 years’ editorial experience in children’s branded publishing and product development.
• Experience in both book and non-book product development – familiarity with a variety of formats, product forms and packaging considerations.
• Knowledge of children’s book/toy/media marketplace including interests, abilities and trends by age.
• Knowledge of the retail landscape– trade, mass market, specialty, online. Experience in retail custom product development a plus.
• Beyond this technical expertise, the right candidate will possess knowledge about the field of children's publishing and a genuine interest in kids and issues that affect kids and their families.

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