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Publishers Weekly

Nonfiction Reviews Editor

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Publishers Weekly, the leading b2b news & reviews platform servicing the publishing industry, is seeking a Nonfiction Reviews Editor with impeccable editing and writing skills. Under the direction of the Executive Editor, this individual will primarily be responsible for assigning and editing pre-publication reviews nonfiction books for PW, assigning and editing author interviews, and contributing to our twice-yearly announcements issues and other features as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

• Assign and edit reviews of nonfiction books for daily publication on and in the weekly print edition of Publishers Weekly

• Assign and edit author interviews

• Manage a team of freelance reviewers and recruit new reviewers as required

• Generate feature story ideas based on upcoming books

• Contribute to Announcements issues (season previews), as well as reviews-driven features including Best Books, Summer Reads, Holiday Gift Guide.


• 2+ years editing experience, ideally in both digital and print environments

• Exceptional editing skills, with ability to rewrite copy quickly and accurately

• Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

• Experience using InCopy/K4 and custom CMSs ideal but not required

• Social media fluency

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Knowledge of the book publishing industry is a big plus

Excellent benefits.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to

Job Information
  • Location:
    New York, New York, 10010, United States
  • Job ID:
  • Posted:
    June 12, 2019
  • Position Title:
    Nonfiction Reviews Editor
  • Company Name:
    Publishers Weekly
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