New York, NY
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.
The Random House Children's Publishing Group seeks a versatile copy editor with top-notch skills.
Job responsibilities included:
Ensures copy is checked and guarantees accuracy for consistency of style, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Proofreads all stages of cover copy and reviews corrections and queries
Verifies copyright page to ensure all information is accurate
Acts as consultant regarding editorial-related questions
Maintains ?internal logic? of projects and resolves copy problems through discussions with Editors, Design, and Production
Ideal candidate possesses:
Highly detail oriented, with thorough command of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage
Strong copyediting and proofreading skills, on paper and on computer
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Good organizational skills
? Computer literacy, with strong skills in Word (Track Changes) and Adobe Acrobat
Good research skills
Ability to organize and prioritize workload, to work under pressure to accommodate schedules and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and quickly on multiple projects unflustered by frequent interruption
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