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Production Editor  
  posted: Aug. 4, 2017
 Offered by: 
HarperCollins
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
HarperCollins is seeking a Production Editor for the William Morrow, Dey Street, and Ecco imprints.

Responsibilities:
- Assumes production editorial responsibilities for originals, from the receipt of the edited manuscript through bound book, and some offsets (as needed).
- Copy-edits and proofreads ancillary material, such as front matter, back matter, cover copy, teaser excerpts, etc.
- Works with editors, designers, and production managers in anticipating and resolving problems.
- Evaluates and coordinates artwork and/or back-matter materials.
- Assigns projects to freelance copy-editors, indexers, and proofreaders and checks their work.
- Handles multiple projects while maintaining high standards of quality control and tight production schedules.
- Provides backup for the department as needed.

Qualifications:
- At least 2-3 years of prior trade book publishing experience, preferably in production editorial or managing editorial
- Must possess strong copy-editing and proofreading skills, including familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style
- PC skills required, including use of Word, Track Changes, and Excel
- Must be detail-oriented, proactive, well-organized, and able to set priorities and juggle workload in a fast-paced environment
- Must interact well with colleagues of all levels from various departments
- Must possess college degree or equivalent experience
 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 catalog 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
 Special  
Instructions: 
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume through our website, https://careers-harpercollins.icims.com/jobs/2302/production-editor/job
Job #  17950
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