Editor Job in Jefferson, NC at McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers –

Job Description

Job Details

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 – $56,000 a year6 hours ago


  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Dental insurance


  • Writing skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Proofreading
  • Microsoft Word
  • Databases
  • Bachelor’s degree

Full Job Description

Leading independent publisher of academic and general interest nonfiction books seeks a proven editor to join our staff. This is a full-time, multifaceted position, preferably in-office at least 40% (fully remote candidates will be considered, however, according to qualifications), with a strong benefits package.


  • Copy editing
  • Acquisitions
  • Vetting of delivered manuscripts
  • Author relations
  • Other editorial tasks


  • 4-year degree (any subject)
  • Multitasking and prioritizing abilities
  • Eagerness to learn
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Exemplary communication abilities
  • Strong grammatical and editing/proofreading skills
  • 3+ years of relevant editing experience
  • High proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Word)
  • A zest for creative, collaborative problem-solving

Desired Skills

  • Familiarity with databases
  • Proficiency in any foreign language
  • Geek-level knowledge in any subject within our publishing range is a large plus

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday



  • Writing Skills: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Editorial: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

About the Company

Company: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers –

Company Location:  Jefferson, NC

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About McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers -