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Job at Poets & Writers Magazine

Poets & Writers magazine is looking for an online editor. Here’s a brief description:
Online Editorial Assistant The online editorial assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for developing and maintaining Poets & Writers’ website (pw.org), which attracts over a million unique visitors per year and is the creative writer’s primary online source for information and advice. Responsibilities include maintaining a variety of databases, producing select web content, participating in the development of new online resources, and conducting related research. The position offers a fastidious, knowledgeable, and web-savvy person an opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of Poets & Writers’ fast-growing online service to creative writers. The online editorial assistant reports to the associate web editor. This is a fulltime position in our New York City office; it includes excellent benefits and potential for growth.
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Another Job at Quarto #authorlife #author #editing

Do you have a creative touch? Have you always wanted to be part of the book publishing world? Quarto Publishing Group is expanding and has an immediate opening for a Project Editor in our New York City office. This position serves as the conduit between the author(s) and the publisher, and amongst internal departments. The PE gathers and organizes author submissions and manages the day-to-day editorial responsibilities of book projects on the production schedule, working with freelancers and in-house editors/designers to ensure that the book conforms to contracted specifications and meets the publisher’s expectations when it is ready for final signoff by the group managing editor.
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Job at Quarto #authorlife #author #editing

Fair Winds Press (a division of Quarto Publishing Group US, Inc.), a leading publisher of illustrated reference in the areas of health, cooking, beauty, fitness and new age, is seeking an Editorial Director to drive acquisitions strategy and editorial direction. Responsibilities include P&L management, editorial team management, contract negotiations, market and trend analysis, and collaboration with design, production, marketing and sales for coordinating the lives of Fair Winds books through all stages of production, publication, and beyond. Successful candidates will be entrepreneurial, creative, energetic, and able to think strategically about building a program through strong acquisitions, concept development and product execution. Excellent management skills, and a strong knowledge of competition and the global book market are required.
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Job at Rowman & Littlefield #author #authorlife #editing

Rowman & Littlefield is looking for an associate marketing manager to join the dynamic and sophisticated marketing team of 30+ professionals (including those working in publicity, creative services, convention services, analytics, rights & permissions, and sales & advertising capacities). This position offers significant growth opportunity. This position will report to the Vice President of Marketing.
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Publishing Job at Sterling #nowhiring

Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, is seeking an Editor to work within its Hearst Editorial department. We are seeking a creative, innovative, and passionate, yet responsible risk taker who is looking to make an impact within the department as well as the organization. We require excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
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Job at Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks a talented Senior Vice President who can develop and implement high-level communications and public awareness strategies and marketing and public policy initiatives. Experience with digital media is a strong plus. S/he will oversee the creation of all written collateral, including speeches, op-eds, and marketing materials.
Additionally, s/he will be responsible for identifying “strategic placement opportunities” for CPB to showcase its expertise and to influence ongoing dialogue around issues that are most important to CPB in local, national, and global communities. Ideal candidates will have worked with key government leaders in the legislative and executive branches.


Ten to fifteen years’ experience in a high-level leadership position in a related field.
Significant experience developing and communicating strategies for achieving business objectives, planning, organizing, and managing multiple priorities; developing and managing projects and budgets; and applying resources strategically to achieve significant, measureable impact.
Demonstrated staff management experience with strong leadership skills reflecting the ability to hire, motivate, develop, and lead others, resolve conflicts, and ensure the achievement of results through effective change processes, continuous improvement, and performance management.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as advanced advocacy capabilities, including speechwriting, making effective presentations, and negotiation.
Intellectual curiosity and demonstrated “idea to action” experience.
A high level of confidence, integrity, political savvy, decisiveness, and a professional executive presence for interacting with key leadership, decision-makers, and stakeholders.
A demonstrated ability to establish credibility, to influence others, to navigate disagreement and achieve consensus, to forge ambitious goals, and inspire others to work together to achieve them.
Excellent interpersonal skills for building and fostering key internal and external business relationships, as well as the ability to lead and perform effectively in a team-oriented environment in which collegial relationships are as important as lines of authority.
The ability to be results-oriented while balancing varying and sometimes contradictory business factors is critical, as well as the ability to demonstrate good judgment and critical thinking at both the strategic and functional levels.
Excellent computer skills (proficient In MS Office).
Must be able to travel.

Job at Princeton Univervisty Press

Princeton University Press seeks a Senior Publicist with proficiency in social media. Princeton publishes approximately 220 new trade and scholarly titles per year.
The ideal candidate will have
–five years of book publicity experience
–excellent writing and organizational skills,
–familiarity with key print, electronic, and broadcast media,
–a successful track record in publicizing serious nonfiction.
Go here to apply. Good luck!

Publicist Job at Macmillan

Flatiron Books, an imprint of Macmillan, is looking for a creative Senior Publicist. The ideal candidate will have four to five years publicity experience, excellent writing and organizational skills, be familiar with key print, broadcast and online media, and have a successful track record in publicizing fiction and nonfiction. This position works closely with marketing, editorial, and sales efforts to implement successful campaigns while developing and strengthening media and author relationships.
Required Skills / Knowledge:
• Strong relationships with key broadcast, print and online media
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
• Experience with multitasking while working in a fast paced, energetic environment
• Exceptional organizational skills and interpersonal skills
• Strong understanding of social media including Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Facebook
• Minimum of four years book publicity experience
Go here to apply. Good luck!