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Assistant Editor, Avalon Travel | Hachette Book Group

This Assistant Editor will work on 10 to 15 travel guidebook projects per year, contributing to all editorial and production stages. Please note that this is not a writing job and will not lead to any writing assignments.


  • Develop collaborative, productive working relationships with authors and colleagues
  • Review, evaluate, and develop elements of manuscripts as directed by senior staff
  • Work with the graphics, production, and cartography departments to produce books on schedule, according to established standards, and within budget.



  • 1-2 years experience in publishing or media
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to independently manage tasks on multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Commitment to collaboration and teamwork
  • Strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Thorough knowledge of accepted rules of grammar, spelling, and style
  • Solid knowledge of word processing software and willingness to learn new software programs and processes