Job opening detail :
Production Editor
posted: Feb. 5, 2018
Offered by:
Scholastic Inc.
Health, Dental, 401K
Full Time
New York, NY

Liaise with book packagers in regards to specs, schedules, and all other production needs Oversees on-time creation of solicitation materials for sales. Conduct status meetings and all other meetings as necessary, ensuring timely agenda distribution, attendee participation, and follow up.Report to the Senior Managing Director and provide support as needed. Opportunity for a skilled self-starter to take the next step in their career and manage the production of Trade and Club non-licensed fiction Scholastic Readers, Club paperback originals series, Scholastic en Espanol, club novelty titles and ebooks. This position manages the production of the above titles reviewing specs in all stages, production checking and routing all stages of mechanicals and proofs (both traditional and electronic) to ensure all text and design corrections have been incorporated correctly.


General Responsibilities:

Maintain all production schedules, ensuring that the target dates are accurate and communicating deadlines to the Senior Production Director, Design, Editorial, and manufacturing departments.

Copyedit and proofread materials (short jobs) in-house

Work closely with creative, editorial and manufacturing on all aspects of production

Coordinate the various electronic databases and servers locations that house our reprint, barcode, and electronic copyediting information; manage all necessary IT maintenance.

Oversee the freelance copyediting staff (both inhouse and out of house) by hiring, training, supervising their schedules, priorities and quality of work.

Checks and routes materials in all stages of production
Update and maintain the production status agenda for all titles managed, reviewing weekly to make sure all info is entered clearly and correctly, troubleshooting any issues with entry or coding


•Superior copyediting and proofreading skills and meticulous attention to details is required.
•Excellent knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation.
•Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style.
•Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining high standards of quality and juggling multiple projects.
•Excellent computer skills, especially adept at Track Changes and electronics copyediting.
•Highly motivated, focused and energetic individual is needed.
•1-2 years experience in production coordination

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at

Some benefits that we offer:
• 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
• Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic
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