The Production Editor is responsible for overseeing editorial work (proofreading, copyediting, and application of style conventions) on assigned paper/pencil and online product families from kickoff through delivery. The Production Editor has strong editorial skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in order to meet deadlines. The Production Editor is passionate about accuracy and has a high degree of personal accountability. The role also involves cross-functional collaboration, so the Production Editor must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and be a team player.
The Production Editor must demonstrate flexibility, showing a willingness to adapt to changing processes and procedures that improve efficiency. The Production Editor is directly accountable for ensuring that projects assigned by the Publishing Production Manager are delivered on schedule; in line with style, quality, and accuracy expectations; and within guidelines to achieve corporate goals.