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Seeking a detail-oriented individual to edit content for W Publishing, a nonfiction imprint of Thomas Nelson. W Publishing is home to many of the most beloved, best-selling communicators and storytellers in the nonfiction categories of spiritual growth and practical living. We pride ourselves on the ability to provide authors a nurturing, faith-friendly publishing home. We are all about relationships—with authors, with readers, and with God.
This position is available to an up-and-coming editor who will oversee a portion of W Publishing’s frontlist titles, from their entry into the typesetting process until they are approved for the printer. This role includes the coordination of all copyediting and proofreading, as well as manage other aspects of the publication process.
The ideal candidate will be an avid book reader, organized, detail oriented, tech savvy, an active member of the team, and possess a can-do attitude.
Are you an advertising specialist looking for a creative, data-driven, and fast-paced role in children’s media? Are you looking for a position that challenges you to think creatively, while brainstorming and executing campaigns across books from newborns to teen? Are you interested in building important media relationships that will help expand the marketing reach of a premier publisher? If so, read on!
HarperCollins Children’s Books is seeking an Advertising Manager to handle a variety of tasks to support the team. Duties include advertising media buying across all Harper imprints (including Clarion Books), building and leading internal advertising presentations, self-serve platform campaign executions, campaign stat analytics, and project management coordination with multiple departments. This role will expose you to multiple functions of the children’s marketing department and interface with all members, across categories and imprints, of the marketing team.
William Morrow is currently seeking a Developmental Editor to edit and develop high profile nonfiction manuscripts for the imprint. For this role, the emphasis is on developing/editing manuscripts from SVP Exec Editor rather than seeking agent submissions.
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers is currently seeking a Marketing Manager to run title-specific marketing campaigns. The Harper hardcover imprint publishes a range of award-winning and bestselling books in the following genres: Literary Fiction, Smart Thrillers, Narrative Nonfiction (including Memoir and Politics), and Design. This Marketing Manager will work on Harper hardcover, Broadside Books, and Harper Design titles.
HarperCollins seeks an Administrative Assistant to support the President and Publisher of the HarperOne Group, whose mission is to publish books for the world we want to live in. Together the four imprints of the HarperOne Group acquire books that represent a broad and diverse collection of voices, cultures, and perspectives and shares a commitment to publishing books that matter, enlighten, and entertain.
Our Legal Department is currently seeking an Assistant General Counsel, reporting to the Global General Counsel, to work on a variety of matters that include advice related to publishing, defamation and copyright, and film/TV licensing and production.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and highly values diverse backgrounds and insights that fuel our innovation.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing seeks a Bible Typesetter with experience in typesetting complex content to join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We’re an in-house Content Design team supporting multiple Bible publishing groups.
The successful candidate should have the technical ability to handle complex content that is heavily footnoted, indexed, and full of tables and images. In addition, candidate should have project management skills in hiring and managing outside vendors. We work in a fast-paced environment, so strong and appropriate execution are crucial for the role, as well as organization, and managing a demanding schedule.
This position takes designs created by Bible Art Directors and implements technical formatting, creating page proofs, and making text corrections.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and highly values diverse backgrounds and insights that fuel our innovation.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing, the world’s leading Christian publisher, is seeking a Custom Manager to join our award-winning team. The Custom Manager will participate as a member of the Custom Team staff, working closely with the Key Account Representatives in the Sales Department for HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) and HarperCollins Focus (HCF) product, located in both Nashville and Grand Rapids. In this role the Custom Manager will work with the Key Account Representatives and their customers (ie. Walmart, Target, Club accounts, Barnes & Noble, Christian Book, Hobby Lobby, particular Ministries and Churches, etc.) to create exclusive & proprietary products specific to their requests. The Custom Manager’s priority is first and foremost to support the Sales Team in fulfilling the requests of their accounts for customized products that drive revenue for HCCP & HCF. The Custom Manager also has support functions that help maintain a healthy department, including some project management of the pipeline and major departmental initiatives, providing necessary tools for selling, managing tracking reports, and managing inventory.
HarperCollins Children’s Books, one of the leading publishers of children’s and teen books, is currently seeking a Senior Publicist to join its publicity team. This candidate will work on a wide variety of bestselling titles across all imprints. The ideal candidate is creative, enthusiastic, and has a positive, can-do attitude.
We’re looking for a passionate, innovative book person to join our Independent Sales Team in the newly created role of Assistant Manager, Sales and Retail Marketing. This new role will be a critical part of our Indie Team, with a goal to create and implement a marketing strategy to better manage our seasonal frontlist and backlist title priorities across the adult and children’s imprints. This position will work closely with the internal sales team, our indie sales reps and our imprint marketing teams to find inventive ways to strengthen our outreach to independent booksellers. We are looking for someone who thrives when working with a team.
This is a great opportunity for someone with sales or marketing experience to join an energetic and collaborative team and help us amplify HarperCollins titles even further into the Independent Channel. The ideal candidate has excellent written and verbal communication, is detail-oriented and highly organized, and has a strong understanding of how the independent marketplace works. Some selling experience is preferred. This role will report to the Manager, Sales.
Join the fast-paced Subsidiary Rights department at HarperCollins! As a Rights Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work on both Foreign and Domestic rights. The position reports to the SVP/Director of the department and affords an opportunity to gain entry into the field of international licensing and book publishing.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Assistant to join the Harper Division of our General Books Group! The Editorial Assistant will provide administrative and editorial support on a variety of titles including literary fiction, poetry, memoir, serious nonfiction and pop culture.
The Administrative Assistant works to support the Vice President of marketing and publicity on all day to day activities in a fun, creative, and fast-paced department. This role also works with all members of the marketing team in the day to day functions that make the department run.
Calling all bookworms! Do you have a particular obsession with picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, and other media for children? Do you love talking about plots, characters, and the craft of storytelling? Do you have an eye for detail and a strong desire to learn about the business of publishing? HarperCollins Publishers is seeking an Editorial Assistant to contribute to the Licensing Team and HarperAlley, the graphic novel imprint at HarperCollins Children’s Books. The Editorial Assistant will report to the Executive Editor, Licensing, and the Editorial Director, HarperAlley.
HarperCollins Children’s Books is seeking an Assistant Designer with a passion for graphic novels and children’s literature to join our graphic novel imprint, HarperAlley. Launched in the fall of 2020, HarperAlley is a collaborative, creator-focused publisher of graphic novels for readers of all ages, with a focus on early reader, middle-grade, and young adult titles. Reporting to the Editorial Director, the Assistant Designer will be an integral part of the team that establishes HarperAlley’s place within the rapidly growing comics community and will also be a key voice in establishing the look and feel of the imprint. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and have a passion for building something new.
Are you looking to start or transition into a career in book publishing? Are you passionate about books? Would you love a deeper understanding of what the publishing industry is all about? If so, we are now accepting applications for our sixth annual New to Publishing Information Session and Networking Event! At HarperCollins, we are committed to diversity and inclusion, if you identify as part of a diverse community, we strongly encourage you to apply.
The event is free for accepted applicants and will be completely virtual this year. During the session you will have the opportunity to:
- Hear tips on resumes, cover letters, and the interview process from HarperCollins’ Director of Talent Acquisition.
- Gain a broader perspective on the industry by participating in live panels; hear from a variety of departments and learn how they collaborate and innovate together.
- Build your professional network and have an opportunity to connect one-on-one with an industry expert via an informational interview.
The New to Publishing event is perfect for anyone without industry experience looking to start their career in book publishing or transition to the industry mid-career. This is a great opportunity for those looking to change fields or to gain exposure to the following departments:
- Managing Editorial
- Human Resources
- Subsidiary Rights
We are so excited to be hosting this event again in 2022! The event has yielded full-time employment opportunities for previous participants. We look forward to meeting another diverse group of participants this January. Join us and apply today!
Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Time: 2pm - 5pm EST
Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of HarperCollins employees, and a select number of applicants will be invited to attend the event. The application deadline is 11:59pm EST on October 31, 2021. Candidates being considered for the event will be contacted by mid-December.
Applicants should not have interviewed for any previous positions at HarperCollins and must meet the following additional criteria:
- MUST be available to start working in a full-time role in New York City or San Francisco in 2022
- College graduates or those without a degree and with transferable work experience may also apply
- MUST have administrative/office experience
- Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and be of legal working age
- Those who identify with groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing industry are strongly encouraged to apply
How to apply:
The application process is anonymous. Applicants must submit a one-page essay answering the questions
outlined below. No resume is required, and names should not be included in the essay.
- Why do you want to work in book publishing? If you are changing careers, why do you want to transition into book publishing?
- What are the last five books you’ve read? (This can be a list or paragraph.)
As resumes are not required, when prompted by the system to submit a resume, the essay should be submitted in its place.
If not prompted, go your your candidate profile and replace your existing resume.
**This application page will no longer be available after October 31, 2021. **
HarperCollins Publishers is seeking an Assistant Manager of Premium Sales for the Special Markets department. This position will be responsible for working with new and existing accounts to secure premium, promotional, and corporate sales for both adult and children’s titles to consumer-packaged goods, food and beverages, games, apparel, pharmaceuticals, communications providers, software, and financial services.
HarperCollins Publishers is seeking an Accountant – Accounts Payable
We are seeking a highly motivated, quick learning, well organized professional for our accounts payable group. The Ideal candidate pays very close attention to details, is an expert in issue resolution, is self-motivated and can come up with creative solutions to complex issues. They have experience on various accounting and reporting systems, can handle multiple tasks and projects at the same time and perform regular monthly and yearly closing procedures.
The role of a Customer Service Representative will receive, analyze and take corrective action to resolve customer inquiries, complaints or issues in accordance with service procedures and guidelines.
With minimal supervision, the CS Rep will be empowered to use good judgement in immediate resolutions of customer issues. While having direct contact with all types of customers, sales personnel, vendors and other department personnel of all levels, the role will need to have excellent verbal/written communication skills.
We are seeking a dynamic, mission-driven, market-savvy editorial leader to acquire and develop a select list of leading children’s books that promote the publishing vision of Versify: creating books that electrify, edify, and exemplify with accessible and powerful prose and poetry that celebrates the lives and reflects the possibilities of all children.