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Shelf Awareness Seeks Children's/YA Editor

Shelf Awareness seeks a children's/YA editor who will lead our children's and YA coverage. Key responsibilities include assigning books to freelance reviewers; writing and/or editing one review a week for the Pro edition and five for the Readers edition; contributing and nominating regular articles and interviews on children's and YA titles and authors to the Pro and Readers editions; read ahead to find candidates for children's/YA Maximum Shelves (one per month); write, edit and assist on any dedicated issues focused on children's/YA subjects (on average three a year); attend ABA Children's Institute, BookExpo and ALA conferences.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Review writing and editing experience necessary, and experience in children's publishing desirable. Extra points for experience working on publications with regular deadlines. Seeking a self-starter with strong editorial skills who can meet deadlines. Can work remotely, but must have room for galley storage. Please respond by Sunday, February 26, 2017, to childrenseditor@shelf-awareness.com.

 

 

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