Editorial Assistant (Minnesota office)


Position: Editorial Assistant, Bethany House Publishers
Department: Editorial
Position Type: Regular Full-time, Nonexempt

Location: Bethany House Publishers
11400 Hampshire Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN 55438

About This Position:

Baker Publishing Group is accepting applications for a full-time in-house editorial assistant at Bethany House Publishers, recognized for publishing quality Christian fiction and nonfiction. The person in this position will support the VP of Editorial, as well as the Bloomington editorial department. Characteristic activities include database maintenance, coordinating catalog copy, assisting with meetings and travel arrangements, coordinating with freelance proofreaders, coordinating reprint corrections, and other editorial and administrative support.

  • A four-year degree required; major in English, writing, or related field preferred
  • Previous office/clerical experience desired; some editorial experience is helpful
  • Familiarity/proficiency with various software applications preferred: Excel, Word, AS400, FileMaker Pro, Outlook
  • A collegial approach to working with authors, as well as others in editorial, design, production, and marketing
  • Proven organizational abilities, follow-through, and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail and a proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Compensation and Benefits:

Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a full-time position, benefits provided include health, dental, group life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k), and others.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume as email attachments to hr@bethanyhouse.com, including the words "Editorial Assistant" in the subject line. Alternately, mail these materials to the attention of "Human Resources/Bethany House Editorial Assistant" at the address above. Application deadline is June 22, 2018.

Baker Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.