Job opening detail :
Senior Editor
posted: Apr. 16, 2018
Offered by:
Workman Publishing Co.
Health, Dental, 401K, Profit-sharing
Full Time
New York, NY
Workman Publishing has a rare opening for a Senior Editor. In this role, you will help shape our innovative and exciting adult book and calendar lists.

You’re our person if …
• You love making books, but you also love the business of making books.
• You have particular enthusiasm for science, sports, popular business/economics, and history, and have deep experience publishing in those categories.
• You have expertise in the area of men’s gift publishing.
• You have significant contacts within the fields outlined above, and category knowledge of those fields.
• You know how to build a list.
• You are a leader who finds collaboration exciting; you are someone with whom writers, artists, and colleagues want to work.
• You are an idea person, a rainmaker, someone who makes stuff happen.
• You are eager to mentor junior staff.
• You are a passionate advocate for your books and authors.

• Minimum 7 years of experience, likely more
• Experience with nonfiction required; experience with illustrated books and/or calendars a plus
• Must be able to develop projects from creative brainstorming
• Must have strong writer and agent connections
• Must have familiarity with contracts, manufacturing estimates, and other financial documents, and a track record as an effective and fair negotiator
• Must have strong written and oral communication skills
• Must be able to think “big picture,” while paying meticulous attention to detail
• Must be able to deliver quality work, even if under tight deadlines
Please send cover letter, which should show some knowledge of the Workman list and how you might help us grow it, and resume to We apologize in advance, but not all applicants will receive a response.
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