Job opening detail :
Senior Editor
posted: Apr. 16, 2018
Offered by:
Workman Publishing Co.
Benefits:
Health, Dental, 401K, Profit-sharing
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
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.

Qualifications:
• 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
Special  
Instructions:
Please send cover letter, which should show some knowledge of the Workman list and how you might help us grow it, and resume to jobs@workman.com. We apologize in advance, but not all applicants will receive a response.
Job #:
21349
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