JobZone Users, We Have Switched JobZone Platforms: DO NOT USE THIS PAGE TO POST JOBS

Check out the new PW JobZone here and email with any question or concerns.

Please try logging in with the same email as you used with this system and reset your password. Email the above address if you have any issues.

Senior Production Editor
New York, NY
Date Posted
HarperCollins Publishers is seeking a Senior Production Editor for our General Books group.


• Supervise (from a production editorial standpoint) the production of complex and/or heavily illustrated fiction or non-fiction books from receipt of edited manuscript through bound book/epubs.
• Using MS Word and Harper's proprietary software, code and update electronic manuscripts; copyedits, proofreads, and routes jacket mechanicals and other materials
• Hire freelance copy editors, proofreaders, and indexers and oversees their work.
• Work with editors, designers, and production managers in anticipating and resolving problems.
• Evaluate and coordinate artwork and/or extensive back-matter materials.
• Collate and check proofs; copyedit and proofread miscellaneous material (i.e., front matter, back matter, indexes) and flap copy, mechanicals, and fujis.
• Manages multiple projects while maintaining high standards of quality control and tight production schedules.
• Provide backup for the department as needed.


•Significant prior relevant work experience, 5+ years.
• Must have strong computer/MS Word skills.
• Solid copyediting and proofreading skills; college-level understanding of and use of the English language; be detail-oriented, well organized, and able to set priorities under pressure.
• Must possess college degree or equivalent work experience.

HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now
« Back to list
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
Email Address


Log In Lost Password

Parts of this site are only available to paying PW subscribers. Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here.

To subscribe, click here.

PW “All Access” site license members have access to PW’s subscriber-only website content. Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in. To find out more about PW’s site license subscription options please email:

If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email or call 1-800-278-2991 (U.S.) or 1-818-487-2069 (all other countries), Monday-Friday between 5am and 5pm Pacific time for assistance.

Not Registered? Click here.