Boyds Mills Press (BMP) was launched in 1990 to publish books that enlighten and entertain, reaching children primarily through bookstores, libraries, and schools. As the trade division of Highlights for Children, Inc., we publish picture books, middle grade and YA fiction, and illustrated nonfiction under several imprints: Boyds Mills Press, Calkins Creek, and Wordsong.
We believe in and are committed to publishing and exposing young readers to the best literature available. We believe books should be beautiful to look at and to hold. We have an immediate opening for an Editorial Assistant. This is a one-year position with medical benefits and a retirement-program opportunity.
Primary Roles & Responsibilities: Work closely with two Senior Editors to accomplish the duties listed below. The ideal candidate will have one to two years’ experience working for a publisher, literary agency, bookstore, or other organization related to children’s books. Outstanding editing, writing, and organizational skills are also required.
Location: Honesdale, PA