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Douglas & McIntyre (2013) Ltd.

D&M Publishers, comprising Douglas & McIntyre, Greystone Books and New Society Publishers, is one of the largest independent publishing houses in Canada. Their driving passion is to create the best Canadian books for readers worldwide and to bring the best international stories to the nation’s readers.

Job Posting: Heritage House

March 10th, 2011

Heritage House Publishing is seeking an assistant editor to work in its editorial office in Victoria, BC. Duties will include: recording submissions; “shepherding” projects through the editorial process; writing back-cover copy; participating in brainstorming of titles and subtitles, cover treatments, etc.; preparing content for two catalogues per year; copyediting/proofreading manuscripts as time and production schedule allow; and, in general, assisting the managing editor as required.

This is a full-time position for someone who is detail-oriented and highly organized, creative, flexible and self-motivated. Excellent writing, copyediting and proofreading skills are required; previous experience in the publishing industry is preferred.

Please send your application to editorial@heritagehouse.ca by March 16, 2011. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.