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Acquisitions Editor

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 02/15/2011
Categories: Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Standard Publishing, a division of CFM Religion Publishing Group, LLC is a recognized leader in providing programs, resources, and publications to serve nondenominational evangelical Christian churches. The company offers true-to-the-Bible materials including classroom curricula, books, magazines, and vacation Bible school.

Standard Publishing is looking for an Acquisitions Editor in our Children’s Product department.

The qualified candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, FileMaker Pro, and Entourage. Excellent written, verbal, editing, and project management skills required. Prior experience managing editorial staff preferred.

The Primary Responsibilities of this position include:

Develops relationships with authors, churches, para-church organizations, ministry personnel, product developers, and others to develop ideas for new product and network with potential Standard Publishing contributors.

Effectively interacts with other departments as needed to develop, propose, and champion new product proposals.

Effectively communicates with authors throughout concept development, writing, and content editing stages to structure, shape, clarify, and refine content of manuscripts.

Manages various phases of assigned projects from manuscript acquisition through development, including editing, art & design assignment, typesetting, authoring of digital formats, music production, and proofing.

Occasional travel.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Christian Education, or related field. Must have at least 5 years of demonstrated writing/editorial experience.

CFM Religion Publishing Group, LLC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.