Job opening detail :
Assistant Editor
posted: July 22, 2019
Offered by:
Abbeville Press
Full Time
New York, NY
Abbeville Press seeks an Assistant Editor.

The Assistant Editor will
—serve as project editor for five or more complex illustrated books per season, guiding them through all stages of the publication process, in cooperation with the design, production, and marketing departments;
—supervise the work of freelance translators, copy editors, proofreaders, and indexers;
—write fact sheet, catalog, and jacket copy, and present titles at sales conferences; and
—participate in the development and acquisition of new titles.

The ideal candidate will have 1+ years of experience as an editor of art books, illustrated books, or exhibition catalogs, and a thorough knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.

Also desirable are a knowledge of art history, a reading knowledge of one or more European languages, experience editing works in translation, and a strong visual sense.
About Our  
Founded in 1977, Abbeville Press is an independent publisher of fine art and illustrated books. We also publish children's books under our Abbeville Kids imprint. Recent best sellers include Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time by Beth Moon; Women Who Read Are Dangerous by Stefan Bollman; and the World Soccer Legends series. Highlights of our extensive backlist include award-winning monographs on such artists as Bosch, Bruegel, Caravaggio, and Sargent; the Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio Edition of Audubon’s Birds of America; Naomi Rosenblum’s World History of Photography; the How Artists See series for young readers; and The Expectant Father, the best-selling guide for dads-to-be.
Amanda Killian
655 Third Avenue
Suite 2520
Please submit a resume and cover letter.
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