Fantastic career opportunity to be an editor for a top-five publisher and work with some of the most influential authors in Christian publishing. The Specialty Division at HarperCollins Christian Publishing is seeking an editor to manage children’s Bibles and some children’s and gift books. Duties include project management of children’s Bibles, both proprietary and author or ministry-driven, hiring and working with freelance writers, substantive editing, participation in the ideation and creation of compelling children’s Bibles, as well as production editing for children’s Bibles and children’s and gift books, including managing copyediting, proofreading, collating, style coding, and other editorial processes.
This editor will have the opportunity to work directly with authors to shape message and tone, as well as work with art directors and designers on design and illustration input. Book formats will include Bibles, Bible storybooks, board books, picture books, devotionals, and traditional gift books. The Specialty Division at Thomas Nelson publishes Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling as well as numerous other bestselling authors and titles.
Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style. Knowledge of Christian authors and publishing.
Work Experience: 4 years as an editor or 6 years as a professional copyeditor
Education: Bachelor’s degree
HarperCollins is an Equal Opportunity Employer