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Editors for Cooking, Gardening and Children’s Books

TASCHEN (location: Europe or US)

To develop our new program areas of Cooking, Gardening and Children’s Books, we are looking for experienced Editors (m/f/d).

Your tasks:

  • Establishment of one or more of the fields cookbooks, gardening books and children’s books
  • Development of titles and series within these areas
  • Independent, timely project management for multilingual editions, 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, artist and photographer rights as well as image procurement
  • Review and editing of texts
  • Internal coordination with graphics, production, press and sales departments


Your profile:

  • Several years of professional experience as an editor/copy editor in one of the three program areas with a corresponding network
  • Completed studies in the fields of media or humanities
  • Fluent communication in English, ideally good knowledge of German and additionally 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 excellent communication skills
  • Independent, structured and precise approach
  • 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.