Project Editor, Rock Point

New York City, US

To support our mission to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our readers, putting books in their hands, wherever, however and whenever they choose, we need exceptional people!

Summary: The Quarto Group is seeking a highly motivated and exceptionally well-organized Project Editor with a strong interest in publishing to provide support for the Rock Point team. This position is based in New York City, but all staff members are currently working remotely.

The role will focus primarily on assisting in editorial processes and aiding the team in concepting, developing, and editing content for our customers. The Project Editor's (PE) responsibilities will include the day-to-day editorial responsibilities of book projects on the production schedule for Rock Point imprint submitting and tracking payments for contracts and editorial services as well as attending edit/production meetings. If you are a smart, driven person looking to work with a dynamic group of people that make great books then this could be the job for you!

Do you have the following skills and qualifications?

  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, proactive, detail-oriented, receptive to feedback and learns quickly.
  • A strong communicator with the ability to balance a variety of responsibilities.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • One year of experience in book publishing, editorial, or a related field. Prior office experience or related internship preferred. Previous experience editing cookbooks is a plus.
  • Exceptional writer. You will assist in the editing and drafting of editorial content, so strong writing skills are key.
  • Presentation skills. You are great with PowerPoint, Excel and similar programs.

...then we want to hear from you!

To apply please submit cover letter and resume by email careersusa@quarto.com

We offer a wide range of competitive benefits! Please visit our website at: https://www.quarto.com/careers

The Quarto Group is an equal opportunity employer; M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

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