Production Editor

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Job type
  • Salary
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing - Writer / Editor

Adecco Creative is assisting our client, a well-known and respected children's educational publisher, in their search for a temporary Production Editor. This is a full time freelance role, working 35-40 hours per week onsite in the client's downtown Manhattan offices, and expected to last for approximately 3 months. 


The Production Editor will oversee the book production process from manuscript to bound book and eBook, including:

  • Copyediting manuscript and ancillary materials, with the assistance of freelance copyeditors and proofreaders.
  • Carefully reviewing materials (manuscripts, covers, etc.) and trafficking them through various in-house departments.
  • Performing corrections checks and slugs.
  • Checking reflowable and fixed-format eBooks.


  • Must have copyediting and proofreading experience. Experience in production or in the publishing industry is a plus.
  • Familiarity of Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines while maintaining high standards of quality and juggling multiple projects.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to prioritize and manage shifting deadlines.
  • Must be a clear communicator with a positive and accountable attitude.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and also as part of a team.

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