Meghan Stevenson Books (Seattle, WA) is looking for a professional editor/collaborator/ghostwriter to join our remote team helping entrepreneurs, academics, subject matter experts and thought leaders create book proposals that sell. Our work helps smart, creative people get their ideas on the page and position themselves so agents and publishers understand their potential as authors.
We are looking for someone with:
– 3+ years of editorial experience, either at a publishing house or working at a literary agency
– A love of prescriptive nonfiction (including self-help, personal growth, personal finance, parenting, and health/wellness, among other categories)
Interest in online entrepreneurship, social media, and influencer marketing as well as previous experience writing, collaborating and/or acquiring nonfiction projects will be considered a plus, but is not required.
Please note that this work would be part-time and on a project basis.
About Meghan Stevenson Books
Meghan Stevenson Books, LLC was founded in 2012 by a former editor at Penguin and Simon & Schuster. We help entrepreneurs, experts, and thought leaders create nonfiction book proposals that attract top literary agents. Our proposals have been acquired by editors at PRH, S&S, Hay House, Sourcebooks, and HarperCollins, among others.
In addition to proposals, we offer our authors help with content marketing and building author platforms. Our clients also include literary agents and editors at Big Five publishers who need book doctors, professional collaborators, and editors to do work on existing backlist and frontlist titles.
Our mission is to amplify the voices of authors. We believe in the power of books to change readers’ lives and as part of that, strive for inclusivity and diversity both in our clientele and our staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical location, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Please send a resume, a projects list (with links to published titles) and a short email explaining why you’re interested in working with us.