Senior Editor for will edit books specializing in collections, picture books, middle grade and YA. Properties will primarily include Disney Princess, Disney*Pixar, Classics, among others.
Originate, acquire, develop, and manage titles
Develop editorial creation for new initiatives
Mentor junior staff
Know how to work with talent and agents
Guide projects through the publishing process by working with design, production, as well as sales marketing
Negotiate deals with authors, agents, licensors, packagers, and overseas publishers, and maintain relationships with them and other publishing industry professionals
Research trends not only in publishing but in other relevant categories
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum 7 years’ experience in children’s publishing; experience with picture books and novels preferred.
Applicant must be able to prioritize, multi-task, manage resources across multiple projects, and meet tight deadlines.
Candidate must be highly motivated, productive, and detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills.
Creative thinker and problem solver who is able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge/understanding of publishing functions, process, and formats required.
Excellent developmental, line editing, and copyediting and proofreading skills.
Knowledge of the editorial process and copyediting tools
Experience working on children’s products as an editor
Preferable good knowledge of the Disney properties and franchises
Proficiency in email, word, excel, powerpoint
Required Education :
Bachelors of Art Degree in Communications, journalism, or new media
Relevant editing coursework or equivalent experience
Company Overview :
DCPI is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises four main lines of business: Licensing, Retail, Games and Apps, and Content. The combined segment is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.
New York,New York
Job Posting Company:
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media
Website : http://disney.com/
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.