Managing Editor - B & H
LifeWay Christian Resources - Nashville, TN

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Broadman & Holman, the trade publishing arm of LifeWay Christian Resources, is seeking a Managing Editor in its Nashville, TN, corporate office. This position will be responsible for the oversight, management, and production for over 500 printed and digital titles annually.

Essential Functions include:
  • Source, negotiate contracts, and hire a support staff of outside editors, typesetters, proofreaders, printers and other service providers.
  • Assign and manage projects with outside service providers.
  • Lead editorial team and solve problems with a customer-first perspective.
  • Serve on core leadership team contributing to strategic planning, budgeting, pricing, new service development, and trade book list development.
  • Collaborate with sales manager, design manager, marketing manager on publishing process.
  • Interact directly with authors.
  • Provide copy editing, line editing, substantive editing, proof reading and other editorial work as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills
  • Bachelors’ degree in English, Journalism or Communications is required.
  • Comprehensive understanding of end-to-end book production process with experience in digital workflow.
  • General understanding of the Baptist Faith and Message and some knowledge of Christian theological and doctrinal differences required.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style including working knowledge of both Mac and PC.
  • Project management experience involving multiple layers of tasks while meeting multiple schedule deadlines.
  • Ability to manage people, prioritize jobs and work under deadlines while maintaining a high-degree of accuracy and professionalism.
Required Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years editorial management and oversight experience is required.

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LifeWay Christian Resources is one of the world's largest providers of Christian products and services, including Bibles, Bible studies,...