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What part will you play? DC Comics seeks a Senior Editor, Young Reader for the Editorial – DC Comics department. Position manages a line of editorial product within the DC Universe imprint.
Performs full editorial function for Young Adult and Middle Grade titles.
Manages the creative process from conception through publication. Ensures that schedules and budgets are met, and product quality meets or exceeds DC’s editorial standards. Seeks ways to keep ongoing series fresh and exciting.
Builds and maintains an extensive list of author and agent contacts in the YA and Middle Grade space.
Identifies and develops new editorial products for the DC Universe in the YA and Middle Grade space.
Writes tipsheets, cover copy, catalog copy, and other relevant material, and ensures that Sales and Marketing have the required materials in advance of due dates for partners and distributors.
Ensures that all content is developmentally and thematically appropriate for the intended audiences.
Supervises and develops junior staff members.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
What do we require from you?
BA/BS degree in English, Journalism, Publishing, or Art preferred.
6+ years editorial experience.
YA and/or Middle Grade book publishing experience strongly preferred.
Ability to manage a creative team and meet or exceed deadlines required.
Knowledge of art (ability to discuss composition, design, etc.) required.
Developmental editing experience required.
Copyediting and proofreading skills (CMOS) required.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing required.
Must be able to travel as needed.
Knowledge of and contacts in the publishing industry strongly preferred.
Membership in/knowledge of YA/kids organizations such as SCBWI preferred.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with managers and other levels of personnel.
Must have the ability to pay close attention to details.
Must have the ability to organize.
Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.
Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks.
Must have the ability to manage multiple project elements simultaneously.
Mac/PC proficiency required.
Domestic travel up to 5%