Editor and responsible for manuscripts | Les Éditions du agitation

Editor and responsible for manuscripts | Les Éditions du agitation
Editor and responsible for manuscripts | Les Éditions du agitation

Job Description
In addition to taking part in the distribution and promotion of the books, the editor will fully participate in the administration and editorial development of the house (project management, editorial support, revision and correction).

Main responsibilities

  • Linguistic revision and proofreading;
  • Reading, evaluation of manuscripts;
  • Monitoring and sending books to literary prizes;
  • Writing arguments and participating in the development of various promotional tools;
  • Editing of various texts and editorial support for authors;
  • Management of editorial projects and monitoring of production;
  • Participation in administrative tasks (inventory management, grant requests, etc.);
  • Collaboration in planning the editorial program;
  • Participation in the organization of events (book fairs, launches, sales tables, etc.).

Requirements and desired profile

  • 5 to 10 years of publishing experience (or more, an asset);
  • University degree in a relevant discipline (literary studies, feminist studies, political science, history, sociology, philosophy, social work, law, etc.);
  • Great skill in editorial work and writing;
  • Good knowledge of the book industry and Quebec feminist movements;
  • Proficiency in Word and Adobe Acrobat Pro software;
  • Autonomy, versatility, sense of initiative and creativity;
  • Intellectual curiosity, critical sense and great general knowledge;
  • Strong relational and communication skills.

Terms

  • Schedule: 35 hours per week
  • Annual salary: $49,000
  • Social benefits: group insurance, retirement plan and monthly reimbursement for public transport
  • Vacation: 6 weeks (including 2 in winter)
  • Location: 469, rue Jean-Talon Ouest, office. 401, Montreal (hybrid mode possible)
  • Start of position: August 2024
  • Permanent position, with trial period (12 months)

Contact

Interested people must send us their CV (with references) and a cover letter via the form before June 25, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Éditions du reguage-menage subscribes to the principle of employment equity. We strongly encourage people who identify as members of marginalized communities to apply.

Only those selected for a job interview will be contacted.

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