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 gift books. Duties include project management of gift books, both proprietary and author- or ministry-driven, hiring and working with freelance writers, substantive editing, as well as production editing, 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 input. Book formats will include two- and four-color devotionals, high-design gift books, and all specialty gift products. 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. Experience creating gift books, including four-color experience, preferred and strong editing and content development skills.
Education: Bachelor’s degree.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.