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Senior Production Editor - Adult Trade  
  posted: Nov. 7, 2017
 Offered by: 
Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
Bloomsbury Publishing is seeking a Senior Production Editor for the adult trade division. Applicants should be self-motivated, organized, and attentive to detail.

Primary Responsibilities

• Coordinate with authors and with in-house editorial, design, and production departments to guide
roughly twenty titles per year from manuscript to bound book
• Create and maintain book schedules
• Hire and supervise freelance copy editors, proofreaders, and indexers
• Review copyedited manuscripts, page proofs, jackets, and ebooks
• Copyedit jacket copy, catalog copy, reading group guides, and marketing material
• Attend weekly production meetings

Qualifications/Skills Required

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• At least three years’ experience as a production editor
• Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills
• Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously
• Working knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style
• Fluency in Microsoft Word (particularly electronic editing in Track Changes), Excel, Adobe Acrobat
 About Our  
Company: 
Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children's books. Established in 1998 as an American subsidiary of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (British publisher of, among others, J.K. Rowling).
 E-mail: 
 Special  
Instructions: 
To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to humanresourcesusa@bloomsbury.com. Include "Senior Production Editor" in the subject of your e-mail. While we appreciate every application we receive, we will only contact candidates we are considering for the position. Thank you.
Job #  20200
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