Job opening detail :
Production Editor - Avery TarcherPerigee
posted: June 9, 2021
Offered by:
Penguin Random House LLC
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
The Production Editorial department of the Penguin Publishing Group is seeking a self-motivated individual to join its team. The production editor will oversee all aspects of the production cycle for nonfiction trade and hardcover titles, including cookbooks, workbooks, and other heavily illustrated two- and four-color books.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
* Style manuscripts for design and typesetting
* Works in close conjunction with editorial, managing editorial, design, and production to create timelines and troubleshoot project-related concerns and issues
* Work directly with authors on occasion to resolve specific text-related questions, and integrate author feedback into manuscript or layouts
* Responsible for hiring and managing the work of freelancers (copyeditors, proofreaders, and indexers)
* Works on and reviews all phases of text from manuscript through blues (copyedits, proofreads, reviews all freelanced work, etc.)
* Copyedits and proofreads all stages of cover production, from cover copy to printers’ proofs
* Reviews promotional and galley-related materials

Essential Qualifications/Requirements:
* At least three years of production editorial experience
* Previous experience working with illustrated titles and other complex books (exercise, health and wellness, journals) a plus
* Ability to prioritize multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and consistently meet tight deadlines
* Self-motivated team player with good critical-thinking skills
* Must be able to work and review work electronically using the track changes function in Word and mark-up tools in Adobe Acrobat
* Previous experience working on books with extensive back matter a plus
* Familiarity with cookbook styles and conventions preferred
* Highly detail-oriented, with thorough command of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage
* Knowledge of TheChicago Manual of Style

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Penguin Random House LLC
Country: United States of America
State/Region: New York
City: New York
Postal Code: 10019
Job ID: 152788
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Company:
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.
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