Job opening detail :
Assistant Production Editor—Adult Trade
posted: Nov. 6, 2018
Offered by:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Bloomsbury Publishing is seeking an Assistant Production Editor for the adult trade division. This is an entry-level position, ideally suited to someone new to publishing but with a strong interest in managing editorial. Candidates should be self-motivated, organized, and attentive to detail.

Primary Responsibilities
• Coordinate with editorial, design, and production departments to input and review corrections for all adult trade paperbacks and reprints
• Copyedit jacket copy, catalog copy, reading group guides, and other in-house material as needed
• Review final files of all books
• Review ebooks
• Attend and prepare materials for weekly production meetings
• Create and maintain book schedules in Biblio

Qualifications/Skills Required
• Bachelor’s degree
• Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat
• Working knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style
• Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills and strong knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
• Extremely detail-oriented
• Ability to work mostly independently on multiple projects at once
About Our  
Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children's books. Established in 1998 as an American subsidiary of Bloomsbury, on the adult side, they are the publisher of the bestselling and award winning books Salvage the Bones (National Book Award Fiction Winner), Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (National Book Award Nonfiction Finalist), The Bone Season series, The Finkler Question, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, and Kitchen Confidential; as well as works by award-winning writers Gail Godwin, Daniel Handler, Ross King, Johann Hari, Sam Quinones, Carol Anderson, Mark Kurlansky, and EJ Dionne, Jr.

Bloomsbury has a generous program of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short-term disability coverage and a 401k program.

To apply for this position, please send your CV, a cover letter stating your salary expectation, and a rationale for why you are the right candidate for the relevant position to Include “Assistant Production Editor” in the subject of your e-mail.
Sandra Quinones
1385 Broadway
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