Posted February 23, 2023

Children's & YA Editor – BookPage


Nashville, TN


Are you passionate about children’s literature? BookPage, a monthly book recommendation guide based in Nashville, is hiring a full-time children's and YA editor. This is a hybrid role, with two days per week remote and three days per week working from our office in Hillsboro Village.

You will collaborate with our editorial team and a roster of freelancers to commission book reviews, author interviews and themed features, and be our in-house resource on children’s and YA literature. You should have at least two years of editorial experience in publishing or a related field, as well as an understanding of the children's book market and the YA publishing scene, including the adult crossover market.

Necessary skills include:

• working knowledge of WordPress and Google Docs
• strong grasp of AP Style
• excellent writing & editing skills

Familiarity with ActiveCampaign, Photoshop, InCopy, InDesign or SEO is a bonus, but these skills can be learned on the job.

Our goal is to ensure any reader can find a book they love in each issue of BookPage, and we value diversity in the backgrounds and experiences of our employees as well as in our content. Diversity goes beyond race and gender and includes age, disability status, sexual orientation and religion, among many others. We encourage all interested candidates to apply and let us know what perspective you can bring to our children’s and YA coverage.

The ideal candidate is:

• organized
• passionate about children’s and YA literature
• able to work collaboratively
• self-directed
• detail-oriented

Visit the link for more information and to apply!

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