The mission of Nelson Books is to publish great books from Christian authors that inform, inspire, and lead to changes that matter—in this life and the next. Our authors include Donald Miller, Lysa TerKeurst, Bob Goff, John Eldredge, Jen Hatmaker, Eric Metaxas, R. Albert Mohler, Jr., Jefferson Bethke, and many others.
This position is open to an experienced editor who will oversee manuscripts through the production process, from copyedit to final product.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style; familiar with the Bible and evangelical Christian doctrine, preferred.
Work Experience: At least four years editorial experience and preferably in the book publishing industry. Copyediting and proofreading experience.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or related field.
Industry Knowledge: Keeps up with trends in the publishing industry by reading trade magazines, such as Publisher’s Weekly; working knowledge of popular Christian books and authors a plus.