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Senior Editor, Black Inc.

Full-time
Flexible
Start Date: Immediate



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Schwartz Books

We’re looking for a highly experienced senior editor to join our publishing team.

Black Inc. is seeking an exceptional senior editor with a strong interest in nonfiction to join its busy publishing team. The successful candidate will work across imprints and liaise closely with authors developing their manuscripts. At least five years’ experience in a similar role is essential, as is experience at all levels of editing: structural, line and copy.

The perfect candidate will be an outstanding line editor with excellent project management skills, who is confident developing and shaping a manuscript from scratch.

Main duties:

  • project management of a range of books across several imprints
  • structural and copy editing, fact-checking and proofreading
  • writing cover briefs, in consultation with sales and marketing
  • commissioning and briefing freelance illustrators, indexers, editors and proofreaders
  • preparation of blurbs and other marketing and sales material.

Applications close COB Monday, 4th October

To request a position description, email [email protected]

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Editor, Black Inc.

Full-time
Flexible
Start Date: Immediate



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Schwartz Books

Editor, Black Inc.

We’re looking for an experienced editor to join our publishing team.

Black Inc. is seeking an experienced editor to join its busy publishing team on a fourteen-month contract. The successful candidate will work across the Black Inc. and La Trobe University Press imprints, copyediting and project-managing a range of titles. At least two years’ experience in a similar role will be highly regarded, as will a demonstrated interest in academic and trade nonfiction.

As editor, you will be responsible for project-managing all aspects of a book’s journey from manuscript to finished copies. You’ll be skilled and experienced in:

  • manuscript development and project management
  • copyediting, fact-checking and proofreading
  • writing sales and marketing copy
  • briefing covers and working with designers
  • briefing freelancers (including illustrators, proofreaders and indexers).

Applications close COB Monday, 4th October

To request a position description, email [email protected]

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV to [email protected]