The Senior Editor for MIRA Books is responsible for soliciting, acquiring, and editing manuscripts in genres such as suspense, thriller, historical fiction, and women’s fiction and guiding them through all stages of publication. The Senior Editor is a key representative for the imprint and must work closely with numerous internal departments as well as the author and agent communities.
We celebrate and support the differences that make each of us unique, striving to create a welcoming workplace that ensures everyone has a voice and are able to do their best work. We welcome all applicants, including those who identify with groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing industry including, but not limited to, Black, Indigenous, and people of colour, and members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community, and persons with disabilities. Join us and share your story.
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Specific training or job experience required includes:
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What's in It For You?
Harlequin is a leading publisher of commercial fiction and narrative nonfiction. We publish more than 100 titles a month that reach audiences globally. Encompassing highly recognizable imprints that span a broad number of genres, we are home to many award-winning New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling authors. Harlequin is a division of HarperCollins Publishers, the second-largest consumer book publisher in the world. Through HarperCollins’s global publishing program, Harlequin titles are published in 17 countries and 16 languages.
Interested, qualified applicants are asked to apply on our website (https://www.harpercollins.com/pages/careers-career-opportunities).
Harlequin is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to equal employment opportunities. Employment decisions are based on job requirements and the skills, knowledge, and experience of the candidate, regardless of any other factors unrelated to job performance. We are also committed to ensuring that the accessibility needs of candidates and employees are considered and accommodated during the recruitment process.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.