Editor


Full-time
Carlton
Start Date: Immediate



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Schwartz Books

Black Inc. is seeking an experienced editor to join its busy publishing team. The successful candidate will work across the Black Inc. and La Trobe University Press imprints, editing 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)

To request a position description, email Julia Carlomagno, managing editor, at [email protected], by the 23rd of October 2019.

Schwartz is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace, one that values new ideas and diverse thinking. We encourage applications from First Nations People, people of colour, people with disabilities, and people from the trans and queer communities.