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Editor Art History

TASCHEN (location: Europe or US)

For the development of new art books we are looking for an experienced Editor (m/f/d), full-time.

Your tasks:

  • Development of new titles and series in the art and classics programs
  • Independent, timely project management for multilingual book publications, from budgeting and scheduling to printing
  • Close cooperation with authors, translators, freelancers and editorial offices from Germany and abroad, as well as international institutions and picture agencies
  • Clarification of image, text and artist and photographer rights as well as image procurement
  • Review and editing of texts
  • Internal coordination with graphics, production, press and sales departments
  • Support of the head of editorial with projects and coordination tasks


Your profile:

  • Several years of professional experience as an editor in a publishing house
  • Degree in art history
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English, as well as good knowledge of another language such as French, Spanish or Italian
  • High affinity for texts and stylistic confidence in editing
  • Trained eye for layout design
  • Negotiation skills and confident manner
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team and a solutions-based approach
  • International experience with an international mindset
  • Good knowledge of the programs MS Office, Acrobat, InDesign


We offer you:

  • A creative, international working environment with plenty of scope for independent, autonomous work and for developing and shaping your own ideas
  • A variety of tasks in a committed, dynamic team
  • An open corporate culture with flat hierarchies
  • Flexible working hours
  • A remuneration according to performance for a position of responsibility


Interested?
Then we look forward to receiving your application documents, including your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date, by e-mail to jobs@taschen.com.