Job opening detail :
Associate Editor/Editor, Adult Editorial
posted: Nov. 19, 2021
Offered by:
Abrams Books
Full Time
New York, NY
The Associate Editor/Editor's responsibilities will include working with authors of both illustrated and narrative non-fiction books to ensure that manuscripts meet the accepted editorial standards in terms of content, scope, development of the subject, organization, and accuracy.

The position will require formal presentations at key meetings, such as at Pub Board and Launch. The Editor will act as a liaison with the Marketing, Publicity, and Design departments, developing and managing relationships with key authors and literary agents.

Day-to-day responsibilities will also include:
• identifying market trends and pursuing original book ideas
• evaluating book proposals submitted by literary agents
• presenting and costing new projects
• negotiating deal points for new projects
• editing manuscripts
• serving as internal champion for projects acquired by the Adult Editorial team
• 3-4 years’ experience in trade publishing
• Must be detail-oriented
• Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
• An enthusiastic and flexible outlook is essential
• Must be able to meet deadlines while juggling several simultaneous tasks
• Strong interest in lifestyle, adult fiction, and general non-fiction categories

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