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Editor/Senior Editor  
  posted: May 15, 2017
 Offered by: 
HarperCollins
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
Harper Design is looking for a highly motivated Editor OR Senior Editor who is as creative and bold as our books. This is a perfect opportunity for someone with solid experience and a deep passion for acquiring and bringing to market beautiful, illustrated books of the highest quality that celebrate the culture of the world around us. Entertainment, pop culture, music and fashion, are just some of the creative areas in which Harper Design publishes. This job is perfect for someone who is ready to make a big splash!

Responsibilities:
- Acquire lead-level titles with critical and bestselling potential.
- Shepherd manuscripts through the production process from concept to bound copy: edit and copyedit manuscripts, work with design to create marketable packages, read layouts for editorial content and review for design structure and consistency.
- Work directly and negotiate contracts with authors and agents as well as with book packagers and publishers on coeditions.
- Work with the marketing and publicity groups to develop marketing and promotional plans.
- Obtain production quotes, run profit and loss statements, prepare acquisitions materials.
- Write fact sheet, jacket, and catalog copy; review all marketing materials.
- Present titles at various sales meetings.

Qualifications:
- At least 3 years of editorial and acquisitions experience within the publishing industry (at least 5 to be considered for Senior Editor)
- Proven experience in acquiring and publishing multiple profitable and/or critically viable projects
- Established relationships with agents and industry colleagues
- Great negotiation skills
- Strong speaking and writing skills
- Proven ability to set priorities under pressure and multi-task effectively
- Strong understanding and awareness of general marketplace and relevant market segments within industry
 About Our  
Company: 
HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages, and has a print and digital catalogue of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.

HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 Address: 
195 Broadway New York, NY 10007
 Special  
Instructions: 
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume through our website, https://careers-harpercollins.icims.com/jobs/2255/editor/job
Job #  17920
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