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Senior Project Editor-Boulder CO

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Boulder, CO

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Hachette Book Group is seeking a Senior Project Editor in our Perseus Books division to manage the production of 25 to 30 original titles per year from manuscript to bound book and e-book. This position is in our Boulder, Colorado, office.



Responsibilities:



-Manages 25 to 30 titles per year from manuscript to bound book and e-book in wide-ranging trade nonfiction categories, including history, politics, international studies, current affairs, business, science, and technology

-Creates production schedules

-Prepares manuscript for electronic editing, including coding

-Hires and supervises freelance copyeditors, proofreaders, and indexers

-Prepares manuscript for typesetting

-Reviews all stages of text proofs and approves final text for press

-Performs e-book quality review

-Works closely with various in-house departments including editorial, production, and typesetting in anticipating and resolving problems; works closely with authors

-Attends relevant department and interdepartmental meetings
Requirements:
-5 years’ experience in editorial project management on books, preferably in trade nonfiction publishing

-Solid copyediting and proofreading skills with knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style

-Strong computer/MS Word skills and familiarity with databases and Adobe Acrobat

-Knowledge of electronic copyediting and coding

-Excellent organizational skills, with an aptitude for processes and problem solving

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills



Candidate must be detail- and accuracy-oriented and have the ability to balance many projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining high standards of quality

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