Job opening detail :
Editor (Remote, US)
posted: Nov. 23, 2021
Offered by:
Hay House, Inc.
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K; Vision, Life Insurance, 4-Day Work Week
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
Hay House is looking for an Editor with a strong interest in working with Metaphysical and New Age content to manage 12–14 projects a year for our card deck list. This list includes a variety of metaphysical and personal growth topics including affirmations, angels, astrology, channeling, energetic healing, Law of Attraction, mediumship, oracles, psychics, and tarot.

Reporting to our Editorial Director, you will be responsible for all areas of card deck development and oversee all aspects of the publication process. This includes developmental editing, some acquiring, maintaining relationships with authors, liaising with outside packagers and freelancers as well as our internal design, production, managing editorial, marketing, publicity, and sales departments.

Responsibilities and Expertise
- Manage 12–14 card deck projects per year, including projects acquired personally and projects assigned by manager, editorial director, and publisher.
- Develop and maintain relationships with authors/deck creators in order to act as primary contact before, during, and after publication.
- Take responsibility for all editorial aspects of each project, including editing and liaising with design, production, marketing, and publicity.
- Using industry best practices and in-house resources, write effective copy for covers, fact sheets, design memos, and other marketing copy as required.
- Work closely with other in-house editors to discuss conceptual issues, brainstorm processes, workshop copy, and more.
- Create P&Ls for new card deck projects.
- Perform hands-on work with live design files in InDesign, entering text corrections and coordinating with design department to prepare materials to go to print.
- Help establish processes for managing workflow and coordinating with other departments.
- Adhere to production schedules and meet deadlines.
- Manage editorial freelancers, including developmental/line editors, as needed; coordinate with managing editorial and design departments to manage the work of freelance copyeditors, proofreaders, and designers as needed.
- Collaborate with colleagues in other HH offices on shared projects.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
- Familiarity with the company’s core content areas, and strong interest in and/or knowledge of current Oracle and Tarot card deck trends—particularly Tarot deck organization and symbolism—and the practice of card-reading.
- Knowledge of book publishing processes and functions (editorial, production, design, copyediting, marketing, sales).
- Excellent intra- and interdepartmental communication and collaboration skills with the ability to speak effectively with authors, vendors, customers, and colleagues required.
- PC and Mac skills required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel; basic ability in InDesign desired.
- Organization, attention to detail, analytic skills, and verbal and written communication skills a must.
- Must be highly motivated, a self-starter, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment.
- Must be results-driven, with the ability to determine and take appropriate steps to achieve goals.

Education and/or Experience
- 3+ years of relevant editorial experience.
- Theoretical knowledge typically achieved through a related four-year college experience, such as a Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or equivalent.

Why Should You Apply?
- Meaningful Work
- 4-Day Work Week
- Great Benefits
- Remote
About Our  
Company:
Who We Are
Hay House is a mission-driven company dedicated to supporting positive change in the world by helping all people to grow in mind, body, and spirit. With a diverse roster of customers, authors, and points of view, Hay House offers products and resources that empower, educate, and inspire such as books (print, electronic, and audio), card decks, calendars, streaming content, mobile apps, and more. From self-improvement to spirituality, health to business, metaphysics to memoir, diet to tarot, children’s books to crystals, we offer our audience a wide selection of practical and inspirational resources in a broad range of formats.

Embracing Diversity & EEO
Hay House is committed to having a diverse workforce that embodies and reflects the diversity of our global community. As part of this commitment to equitable opportunity and inclusion, we strongly encourage applications from all individuals inclusive of all genders, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, and beliefs.

Hay House is based in the beautiful Carlsbad, CA with an additional office in New York, NY and divisions in the U.K., Australia, and India.
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Job #:
30378
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