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Editor/Coordinator

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* Prepare acquisition paperwork, including acquisitions memos and P&Ls; track paperwork for approved projects through the acquisitions process; request and redline contracts; set up acquired projects in title management system
* Draft fact sheets, catalog copy, bound galley copy, and jacket/cover copy
* Communicate with various franchise management teams within the company
* Prepare PowerPoint documents for sales and internal presentations
* Review books and art at various stages, providing editorial feedback as requested
* Send stages of proofs to authors/illustrators for review
* Request ISBNs and maintain title system up-to-date
* Manage and process payments for titles; track payments and troubleshoot problems
* Order author/illustrator and agent complimentary copies of new releases
* Submit manuscripts for CIP data

The candidate should have:
* Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize in a high volume environment
* Strong communication skills, both verbal & written.
* Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to multi-task.
* Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
* Ability to immerse in, and contribute to, world-building for franchises.

Experience:
• 3-5 years publishing editorial experience
• BA in Journalism, Communications or similar
• strong project management experience
• ability to manage teams and projects independently
• content editing for magazine editorial
• copyediting/proofreading proficiency
• ability to manage simultaneous projects and competing priorities
• ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines when needed
• strong written and verbal communication skills
• strong organizational skills

Technical Proficiencies: MS Office, Mac OS, Adobe Acrobat (Photoshop and InDesign familiarity), Keynote

Duties:
• Manage magazine projects from concept to completion, working closely with freelance writers and designers
• Create and manage production schedules and budget
• Approving licensed magazine titles for content quality
• Managing editorial relationship with several licensees
• Attend meetings/screenings as needed and distribute notes/reports

Required Education BA in Journalism, Communications or similar

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