Book Editor Resume Samples

The primary role of a Book Editor is to ensure the quality of published materials by editing manuscripts, approving designs, and proofreading text. The main job description includes managing the overall production process, from commissioning authors to liaising with printers. Other associated duties can be seen on a successful Book Editor’s Resume as – reviewing manuscripts, suggesting changes to authors, approving galley proofs, developing book ideas, negotiating contracts with authors, and publishers, overseeing the entire production process, and working with authors to ensure that the work is accurately and effectively represented in the finished product.

Book Editors must be proficient in copyediting, and proofreading, as well as have a strong working knowledge of the publishing industry. They must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and be able to work independently and collaboratively with authors, publishers, and other stakeholders. Most Book Editors have a bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or another related field. Additionally, many employers prefer candidates to have experience in book publishing, either through an internship or working in a related role.

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Book Editor Resume

Summary : As a writer and an editor of education, technology, and business articles. Have also worked as an editor of books how-to books and books for children. Specialized in working with writers who have English as their second language.

Skills : Photography, Turkish, German, HTML.

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Description :

  1. Tasks include following Taylor & Francis' style guide and the Chicago Manual of Style, language editing, and basic table editing.
  2. Edited APA and entomology articles.
  3. Copy-edited and formatted tables with Microsoft Office and Cadmus table tools.
  4. Copy-edited Annals of the Entomological Society of America, Integrated Pest Management, Journal of Medical Entomology, Environmental Entomology, Journal of Economic Entomology, Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology, and Canadian Entomologist.
  5. Edited entomology journal articles and cleaned tables.
  6. Reformatted Excel tables to be readable in Microsoft Word.
  7. Helped complete a book was another accomplishment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts


Book Editor Resume

Summary : As a Book Editor, adapted to a multicultural work-environment has also enabled me to build mutual relationship and positive business profile for client companies. Experienced and competence offer a variety of opportunities for me to engage in meaningful professional employment within company/organization.

Skills : Administrative Assistant, Editing, Marketing Promotion.

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  1. Responsible for main editing process starting from selecting manuscripts through the final process (printed version).
  2. Assisted writers in promoting their books.
  3. Initiatively created new concepts for school textbooks that integrated 4 (four) social subjects into 1 (one) applied subject.
  4. Had been recommended as school textbooks by many school teachers.
  5. Applied Social Studies, Vol.
  6. Passed the content's qualification set by Ministry of Education and granted as recommended school textbooks.
  7. Created an exercise book of Geography with active learning concept.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Senior Book Editor Resume

Summary : As a Senior Book Editor, Over eight years experience copyediting, proofreading, and substantively editing, and over six years experience specifically with medical content. Skilled at fostering manuscripts through entire editorial process while collaborating with a range of content creators and stakeholders.

Skills : Medical Terminology And Statistics AMA, APA, Chicago, And MLA Styles, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Editorial ManagerRightslink.

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Description :

  1. Rewrote and edited the book with the author through several drafts to maintain a consistent and engaging style and format.
  2. Researched and fact-checked medical and historical aspects of the book.
  3. Formatted the book for electronic and print publication through Amazon.
  4. Followed Sound into Silence: Chanting Your Way Beyond Ego into Bliss.
  5. Acted as developmental editor Line editing of manuscript Responsible for managing manuscript deadlines.
  6. Collaborated with the author on content revision and copyediting.
  7. Helped people and letting them know they have somebody and they have a voice that deserves to be heard.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Biology

Junior Book Editor Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Junior Book Editor with experience in the industry. Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations. Suggested stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with the targeted audience’s preferences.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Cash Handling, Personnel Management.

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Description :

  1. Worked with authors from the beginning throughout the entire process of getting their book published, from editing and formatting, sentence by sentence.
  2. Returned to the Castle Book Series Proofread copy for proper grammar and usage Provided copy editing support for the story.
  3. Took over editing and formatting all the PA County Court Rule books when the senior editor was let go Responsible.
  4. Authored 18 current-issues anthologies for the high school market.
  5. Completed developmental, complex, and line edits.
  6. Corrected plot holes and grammar/spelling errors.
  7. Coordinated online or print publishing cycles and managed content areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Associate Book Editor Resume

Headline : As a Associate Book Editor, Experienced and motivated editor/writer. Principal strengths include editing, researching, proofreading, analyzing information, writing for different media and publications, communicating clearly, and working independently or on a team.

Skills : Freelance Writing, Freelance Videography, Editing, Video Editing.

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Description :

  1. Edited 6 to 8 anthologies per year for non-fiction publishing company, using researching, editing, and writing skills.
  2. Developed two new series by creating guidelines and preparing sample chapters, resulting in the publication of more than 20 titles.
  3. Edited previously published material for length and added any necessary explanatory material in order to ensure that the readings were accessible to the company's target audience.
  4. Found timely and relevant material for students on social issues, history, and literature by utilizing local public and college libraries, on-site magazines and newspapers, and the Internet.
  5. Wrote book introductions, chapter prefaces, and introductory materials for viewpoints in order to highlight important ideas in a grade-appropriate manner and to help make the books a useful resource.
  6. Reduced cost of maintaining on-site library while keeping its contents useful and easy to search.
  7. Participated in cooperative learning by working with freelance editors and mentoring co-workers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In English

Book Editor Resume

Objective : As an Entry Level Book Editor, prepares final manuscripts for printing by designing covers, selecting typefaces, creating illustrations, and formatting texts for publication.

Skills : Writing And Editing, Communication, Project Management.

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  1. Responsible for book production and print coordination for the Press Department that published 30 technical books per year.
  2. Copyedited and proofread technical manuscripts.
  3. Produced technical books for readability and presentation by formatting books using electronic files (Word and Wordperfect).
  4. Oversaw administrative coordination, such as managing Library of Congress application process, print purchasing, creating and tracking author contacts, arranging and tracking reviews.
  5. Responsible for the supervision and preparation of textbook manuscript for student and teacher's editions of primary Mathematics, Science, and Reading for grades K-6.
  6. Managed effective interface cross-functionally during development, manuscript, and production phases.
  7. Created charts and correlated relevant state standards and/or elements of other Pearson Education materials.
  8. Assured quality of projects through printer's proofs and published text.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Assistant Book Editor Resume

Objective : Results-oriented, highly successful Project Manager and Editor experienced in managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines. Possessed superior project management skills, editing, and proofreading capabilities with successful completion of projects for leading-educational publishers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Cash Handling, Personnel Management.

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Description :

  1. Published company that sells fiction and non-fiction titles.
  2. Focused on lifestyle topics such as health, religion, and business topics such as publishing.
  3. Edited fiction books in several genres.
  4. Edited one to two books per week in all genres.
  5. Managed the publication process following acquisition, editing, copy-editing, and proofreading manuscripts and directing the book design, typesetting.
  6. Helped create marketing strategies, press kits, and facts sheets.
  7. Worked as sole liaison with authors, resolving problems arising from their contracts, marketing program, and aesthetic interests.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor Of Science

    Associate Book Editor Resume

    Objective : As an Associate Book Editor, responsible for ensuring that books meet the highest standards of quality before they are published. Worked with authors to help them develop their ideas, improve the clarity of their writing, and ensure that their book is well-organized and free of errors.

    Skills : Analytical, Research Skills, Negotiation, Interpersonal.

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    Description :

    1. Proofreaded, line edited, developmental editing of books, scripts, and blogs.
    2. Learned different styles of editing, formatting, and publication methods.
    3. Used Grammar, word flow, decision making, communicating to authors about why changes were made, and why they were better off with the .
    4. Edited book-length manuscript/memoir Provided weekly editorial meetings regarding feedback and suggested editing Guided and .
    5. Edited and revised creative historical non-fiction novels.
    6. Corrected grammar and structural mistakes on the sentence level.
    7. Reworked organization of paragraphs and chapters to streamline narrative.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Degree In Journalism

    Junior Book Editor Resume

    Objective : As a Junior Book Editor, performed a range of tasks including evaluating proofs, setting publication goals, designing content, and generating story ideas. Demonstrated a good eye for detail and know-how to manage all the moving parts of a publication.

    Skills : Excellent writing, Editing, and Proofreading.

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    Description :

    1. Made any and all final corrections to text and layout by computer using word excel and various other programs.
    2. Proofread and edited more than 30 craft and collecting manuscripts.
    3. Prepared manuscripts for book Designers (many still in print); secured.
    4. Produced, drove, and maintained editorial schedules and Proofread books prior to printing.
    5. Wrote copy for marketing materials, and book back cover copy.
    6. Contract editing job for author Claudia Noel, including editing for grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure.
    7. Responsible for the acquisition of printed material and editing of finished book reviews for the VSPN website.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Degree In Literature

    Book Editor Resume

    Objective : As an Book Editor, responsible for reviewing, editing, and revising the work of writers. Writes as needed for publications and manages writing staff. Supervised the creation of articles, books, magazines, journals, and other content.

    Skills : Microsoft Office, Google drive, Internet searching, Writing, Editing.

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    Description :

    1. Acquired manuscripts for review.
    2. Readed, edited, and wrote content so that it is correct and understandable to the reader.
    3. Verify facts cited in material for publication.
    4. Worked with the author to develop content in keeping with the publication's style and editorial policy.
    5. Maintained good working relationships with authors and other key staff such as production, editorial assistants, proofreaders, graphics artists, and marketing personnel.
    6. Kept track of scheduled dates to ensure manuscript publishes on time.
    7. Reviewed and marked up page proofs and online content.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              0-2 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Entry Level
              Education
              Education
              Degree in Journalism