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Job Opportunity: Managing Editor:Amberjack Publishing

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Managing Editor
Published: Feb. 12, 2018

Offered by:
Amberjack Publishing

Full Time

Job location:
Boise, ID

Reporting to the Publisher, the Managing Editor will be responsible for superviseing and working with authors and staff editors on the development of book manuscripts ranging from middle-grade fiction, to literary and commercial fiction, and non-fiction titles. The Managing Editor must be highly-driven, comfortable working in a small but quickly growing office, and have an impeccable eye for detail.

Job responsibilities:
• Manage the publishing schedule for 20-24 books per year
• Supervise and support staff editors and acquiring editors
• Maintain consciousness of competing titles, genres, and industry trends
• Create and maintain relationships between authors, literary agents, and other key industry contacts
• supervise backlist planning and publishing
• Consult/ collaborate with marketing, production, and sales on target goals and budgets
• Work collaboratively and diplomatically across departments
• Occasionally represent Amberjack Publishing at trade shows and other industry events and conferences

Appropriate qualifications:
• Familiarity across all genres, broad practice in middle-grade and/or non-fiction
• practice managing authors, lists, and a team of editors
• Working expertise of sales, marketing, and production processes
• practice working in trade publishing
• Fluency in The Chicago Manual of Style
• Working expertise of Adobe InDesign and eBook conversion a plus

Dayna Anderson



Amberjack Publishing is a small press located in Boise, Idaho, publishing 20-24 titles a year. Interested candidates must be willing to relocate to the Boise area and should send a cover letter and resume to Please also include a desired income and start date.

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