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Title: Production Editor
Description: Amplify Publishing Group is a hybrid publisher dedicated to helping authors professionally create a printed or digital book that matches their vision. With comprehensive editorial, design, production, marketing, and distribution services, our authors have the support of an experienced publishing team. We're seeking a production editor who is comfortable taking on new challenges and has a passion for books.

Responsibilities:

- Manage the production of a high volume of titles per year across a variety of genres, including business, current affairs, adult and YA fiction, self-help, fitness and wellness, coffee table and cookbooks, and children's picture books
- Work directly with authors, illustrators, editors, and graphic designers to coordinate all aspects of a book's development from concept to print
- Provide comprehensive guidance to authors throughout every step of the production process—including editing, design, and printing—informed by current market trends as well house and industry standards
- Create and maintain publishing timelines for each title
- Vet, contract, and supervise freelancers and maintain contract budgets
Requirements: - Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, Communications, or a related field
- 2-5 years of client relations experience
- 2-5 years of professional editing experience
- 2-5 years of publishing experience a strong plus
- Candidate should be a strong editor; familiar with The Chicago Manual of Style, industry standards, and overall writing structures; and able to provide editorial feedback on manuscripts from various genres
- Candidate must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, extremely well-organized, and a creative problem solver
- Candidate should be able to prioritize competing tasks, meet deadlines, effectively multitask, and handle high priority projects as they arise
- Candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Company: AMPLIFY PUBLISHING
Location: Herndon, Virginia
How To Apply For This Job: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@amplifypublishing.com.
Date Posted: 8/15/2022


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