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Book Editors decide whether a book should be published or not. Typical duties seen on a Book Editor example resume are reviewing drafts, collaborating with authors, improving manuscripts, proofreading, and making improvement suggestions. Based on our collection of resume samples, essential qualifications for the job include excellent grammar and English language skills, book acquisition expertise, copy editing, and communication. Employers select candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field. Most Book Editors have studies English, communications, or journalism.

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1

English Book Editor

  • Successfully edited and released a new series of 50 children's English phonics storybooks.
  • Reviewed the contents and illustrations for style, grammar, accuracy, and consistency.
  • Recruited and directed writers and illustrators based in the US and UK through daily communication.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
International Trade & Marketing
2

Audio Book Editor

Rid audio of any unwanted sounds.

  • Mark any possible discrepancies between the audio and the script.
  • Correct the pacing of audio using room tone to give the listener a more comfortable experience.
  • Upload all edited files onto the company's FTP server before the assigned deadline.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Engineering And Production
3

Book Editor/cashier

Responsible for scanning out of print books for reprint by publishers

  • Handled up to $500 in customer cash, credit, and debit transactions daily
  • Stocked and restocked merchandise to sales floor to increase daily sales
  • Assisted customers with merchandise selection including books, clothing, accessories, and perishables
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Development Book Editor

  • Collaborate and guide authors through the various stages of publishing, ensuring each manuscript has a cohesive plot that draws and holds readers' attention and meets the needs of the readers and publisher.
  • Format full-length manuscripts based on Chicago Manual of Style
  • Assist authors in constructing press kits for galleys
  • Devise marketing strategies to promote book publication sales
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
English
BS
Print Journalism & Professional Writing
5

Journalist, Press Writer, Book Editor, Writer/editor

  • Consumer Reports Travel Letter (reporter/writer)
  • Tourism Office of Spain (PR writer)
  • Random House, Knopf Books (copy editor)
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
BFA
Music Performance

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