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Associate Editor, Young Reader

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Job Title
Associate Editor, Young Reader Time Warner
Division
DC Entertainment WB Business Unit DC Comics Industry Publishing Area of
Interest
Publishing Location United States - California - Burbank Requisition # 164286BR Position
Type
Full Time Company Overview DC Entertainment (DCE) is home to the iconic brands of DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash and more), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD. DCE drives the strategic integration of these brands throughout Warner Bros. Entertainment divisions, creating content and experiences with DC stories and characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive entertainment. DCE is also the largest English language comic publisher in the world. Its publishing business generates thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year. Posting Job Description What part will you play?
DC Comics seeks an Associate Editor, Young Reader for the Editorial- DC Comics department.
  • Develops and performs content and line edits for Young Adult and possibly some Middle Grade titles.    
  • Manages the creative process from conception through publication. Ensures that schedules are met, and product quality meets or exceeds DC’s editorial standards. Seeks ways to make graphic novels fresh and exciting.
  • Builds and maintains an extensive list of author and agent contacts in the kids’ and Young Adult space.     
  • Identifies and develops new editorial products for the DC Universe in the Young Adult arena.    
  • Handles cover copy, catalog copy, and other relevant material, and ensures that Sales and Marketing have the required materials in advance of due dates to partners and distributors.
  • Ensures that content is developmentally and thematically appropriate for the intended reading levels and age groups.    
  • Supervises and develops junior staff members.     
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
What do we require from you?
  • BA/BS degree in English, Journalism, Publishing, or Art preferred.
  • 3–5 years editorial experience, kids’ book publishing experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines required.
  • Knowledge of art (ability to discuss composition, design, etc.) required.
  • Developmental editing experience required.
  • Copyediting and proofreading skills (CMOS) required.
  • Knowledge of and contacts in the publishing industry preferred.
  • Mac/PC proficiency required.

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The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.