National Geographic has an immediate opening in Washington DC in Book Publishing for an experienced Editor to identify, acquire, and develop a minimum of 6-8 book properties a year for both Direct Mail and Trade markets, primarily focusing on illustrated reference books and educational topics. Responsibilities also include the development of marketing and publicity materials.
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The qualified candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training with at least 8 years of editorial experience. Experience should include managing multiple book projects from conception to completion, with the proven ability to effectively lead a project team. Excellent copy editing skills, strong organizational and management skills, plus experience producing promotional materials required.