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Managing Book Editor

Brentwood, TN

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Description Ramsey Solutions is looking for a highly skilled managing book editor with a great attitude and ridiculously high work ethic. Is that you? Donu2019t waste your time unless youu2019re ready to jump into the deep end of the pool! Our Content Development team writes and edits everything that goes out of the company, and we are looking to grow our book team! The managing book editor will be responsible for keeping our book manuscripts on tracku2014from ideation to final manuscriptu2014and delivering files to the printer on time, if not early. The perfect candidate should have several years experience in professional book publishing and can demonstrate flexibility and problem-solving throughout the book process. The managing book editor should be highly familiar with The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) and will provide a thorough, detailed review of all manuscripts prior to publication. He/she will be responsible for finalizing content that is error-free in regards to CMS and Ramsey Solutions style guidelines, typographical errors, grammatical accuracy, and easy readability. What winning looks like: Job Responsibilities: Schedule and facilitate book discovery/ideation meetings. Work with our Ramsey Personalities to develop life-changing book content. Create chapter outlines for books based on discovery meetings. Review book chapters, providing substantive edits or managing developmental editor to produce final manuscript. Copyedit book manuscripts or manage copyeditors, collating editing marks as needed. Manage proofreaders, collating marks onto master document for typesetter. Track and organize all versions of book outlines and manuscripts. Demonstrate proficiency in editing on paper with standard editing marks and electronically with Microsoft Wordu2019s u201cTrack Changesu201d feature. Familiarity with Adobe InCopy is a plus. Serve as fact-checker to verify the accuracy of statistics, Scripture references, names, dates, facts, URLs, etc. in every manuscript. Work with typesetters, jacket designers, and e-pub designers to ensure that the manuscript and book files are ready for print. Make sure all written content is in line with Daveu2019s message, statistics, tone and voice. Communicate deadlines and project updates to the department leader and Publishing leader. Participate in project planning and scheduled meetings. And by the way, weu2019re not stuffy and corporate around here. We protect our culture and care about your work environment. Our leadership really communicates and listens! Because of that, we offer perks and benefits such as . . . 401(k) match on first 4% HSA match: $500 a year World-renowned speakers on a weekly basis Ministry time: We pay you for one full workweek, so you can volunteer for your favorite charity or nonprofit Ongoing personal and professional development training by the best in the industry Core values that promote work-life balance, excellence in the ordinary, and a self-employed mentality Wellness reimbursement to put toward hitting the gym Free Costco or Samu2019s Club membership Working with amazing people in a culture where we recognize each otheru2019s wins and celebrate together often with monthly lunches and on-the-clock, fun activities such as our company-wide Spelling Bee, annual Battle of the Bands, and one legendary Christmas Party

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