Editorial and Production Manager Duties
This is responsible supervisory editorial work in
coordinating a publications program. An employee in this
class is responsible for designing publications, allocating
work flow, and setting project deadlines. Work also involves
checking and approving various phases of books, newsletters,
and other publications. Duties are performed independently
and are reviewed through observation of results.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans work flow of book production, promotional campaigns,
and general editorial procedures.
Supervises employees involved in various facets of the
publications program; interviews, hires, and dismisses
employees; instructs and consults with employees on
accomplishing particular assigned tasks.
Orders supplies, checks prices, and deals with product
salespersons in selecting equipment and supplies.
Edits copy, proofs manuscripts, writes press releases, and
writes articles for newsletters.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with
major course work in journalism or English and considerable
experience in writing or editing a variety of publications;
or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of copy editing, page design, and
Knowledge of graphic design, layout, and handling of art
Skill in coordinating work flow to meet production
Ability to supervise the work of others.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relations with clients and fellow employees.