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Digital Publishing Intern (Paid)

Red Line Editorial is looking for a Digital Publishing Intern to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals during the winter months. This is a part-time, temporary position that would begin in early November and last through February.

RLE creates high-quality content for the educational market in a variety of media. We are seeking a Digital Publishing Intern to assist in digital content support for educational resources. The Digital Publishing Intern would also assist with tasks related to our hosted e-book platform.

Duties will include:
–Research content to include on a website geared for young readers
–Add content to websites
–Convert print books into e-books in several formats
–Create e-book products and accounts using our proprietary content management system
–Test various digital products on various devices
–Maintain meticulous records of e-books from different publishers
–Maintain clear file management for converted books and related metadata

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
–College student working toward a BA in English, Communications, or other relevant field, or a recent graduate
–Interest in digital publishing and familiarity with e-books
–Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Google Drive and Adobe Acrobat
–Familiarity with content management systems, such as WordPress
–Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
–Ability to work independently and in a team environment
–Excellent oral and written communication skills

The internship is for 24 hours a week on-site in our Mendota Heights office from November through February, exact schedule TBD. It includes a monthly stipend that calculates to $10/hour.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@redlineeditorial.com by October 23. No phone calls, please.

Associate Editor

Red Line Editorial is looking for an Associate Editor to join our high-energy team of publishing professionals.

RLE creates high-quality books for publishers on a variety of subjects. Most of our books are nonfiction titles created for students in grades K–12, but we also work in a number of other genres.

This is a position that will give the right candidate the opportunity to work on key aspects of our editorial projects. This position requires keen attention to detail and an ability to manage an involved editorial process.

This position will have hands-on involvement in a variety of areas, including project management of assigned manuscripts, developmental edits, photo research and caption writing, oversight of the book development process from manuscripts through page layout and proof stages, collaboration with external authors and vendors, and other editorial duties. The associate editor will work on books and marketing materials. A library or education background is a plus, as is a background or interest in sports, science and/or history.

The ideal candidate will possess at minimum:
— A four-year degree in English, journalism, mass communication, or similar. Degrees in other humanities fields, such as history, will also be considered.
— One year of experience working on books and/or educational materials
— An ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
— A tremendous attention to every last detail
— Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
— An ability to effectively handle a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
— An interest and willingness to learn about the full publishing process (both print and digital)
— Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat, FTPs, and Google Drive
— Proficiency with the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition and MLA
— Solid grammar skills

We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Location: Burnsville

Compensation: Low 30s, DOQ

Graphic Designer

Red Line Editorial creates high-quality content for the educational market in a variety of media. We are seeking a full-time Graphic Designer to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals.

Duties will include:
–Creation of new designs for book covers and interiors
–Book production using established templates and styles
–Book layout using Adobe InDesign, including text formatting and image placement
–Inputting changes in to InDesign files from marked-up printouts
–Manipulating and color-correcting images and graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator
–Creating charts, maps, or other graphical elements as assigned
–Collaborating with other members of our design and production team on templates and page turns

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
–A two-year or four-year degree in graphic design or like field
–One year of experience working on page production projects, particularly multiple-page publications
–A keen eye for design, and ability to produce original and innovative creative work
–Ability to uphold brand standards for multiple clients, and ensure consistency across a variety of projects
–Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
–A tremendous attention to every last detail, including the ability to adhere to style and layout guidelines within a template, and maintain consistency across multiple files.
–Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
–Ability to meet deadlines
–Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
–Knowledge and experience with CMYK printing process
–Knowledge and experience with color correction/photo aesthetics
–Familiarity with basic edit/proofreader marks
–Strong organizational skills

This job is a full-time, salaried position with benefits, on-site in our Burnsville office. If you are interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and design samples to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Compensation: mid- to upper-30s, DOQ

Graphic Design/Production Intern (Paid)

Red Line Editorial is looking for a part-time Production Intern to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals.

RLE creates high-quality content for the educational market in a variety of media. We are seeking a Production Intern to help with page production tasks for publishers and schools.

Duties will include:
–Manipulating and color-correcting images and graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator
–Book layout using Adobe InDesign, following established templates
–Inputting changes into InDesign files from marked-up printouts
–Collaborating with our in-house production team on projects as assigned

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
–A recent college graduate with a two-year or four-year degree in graphic design or like field
–Experience working on page production projects, particularly multiple-page publications
–Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
–A tremendous attention to every last detail
–Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
–Ability to meet deadlines
–Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Cloud, especially InDesign and Photoshop
–Knowledge and experience with CMYK printing process
–Knowledge of basic principles of color correction/photo aesthetics
–Familiarity with basic edit/proofreader marks
–A willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic workplace with a wide variety of tasks

The internship is for 24 hours a week on-site in our Burnsville office, from early September through December 15. The rate of pay is $10/hour.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter, resume, samples, and references to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Job Posting: Accounting/Administrative Assistant

Red Line Editorial (RLE) and its affiliated companies are looking for a full-time Accounting/Administrative Assistant to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals.

The companies work across a spectrum of services for the publishing industry, with specialties in K-12 educational books, Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction, sports, and e-books.

This is a position that will give the right candidate the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment in a position that requires keen attention to detail and an ability to multitask and track various clients and vendors.

Duties will include:

Accounting/Order Processing
— Process orders daily, both through manual data entry and EDI
— Submit fulfillment requests to warehouse
— Process data management requests and special orders
— Monitor shipping notifications to ensure prompt order delivery
— Create and send invoices to customers, both manually and through EDI
— Offer customer service to wholesalers and individual customers
— Reconcile monthly consignment and digital-sales reports; enter sales receipts and create invoices
— Enter bills from vendors

Office/Admin
— Assist with mailings and handle mailing lists
— Create and coordinate vendor contracts
— Manage distribution of comp and promotional copies of books
— Manage server and Cloud storage usage as needed
— Perform light HR duties such as distributing and filing forms
— Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
— Bachelor’s or associates degree in accounting, business, HR, or related field
— Strong knowledge of Quickbooks software; experience with Quickbooks Enterprise preferred
— Excellent communication and organizational skills
— Experience with Microsoft Office programs (mainly Excel and Word)
— Experience with Gmail and G Suite preferred
— Strong attention to detail and accuracy
— Ability to multitask
— A high level of professionalism
— A desire to grow along with us!

We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan and 401K for full-time employees, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.
If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Location: Mendota Heights primarily; may also include time in our Burnsville office
Compensation: low-mid 30K, DOQ

Job Posting: Production Artist

Do you love books? Are you skilled in graphic design, page layout, and all things Adobe? Are you looking for a fast-paced and rewarding career in publishing? If so, then we are looking for you!

Red Line Editorial creates high-quality books for the educational market. We are seeking a full-time Production Artist to join our team of talented publishing professionals.

What you’ll do:
• Create book layouts in Adobe InDesign for projects on a wide variety of topics–from Alaska to zebras, and everything in between
• Build eye-catching book covers using text placement, photo manipulation, and cutouts
• Collaborate with editors to input editorial and client feedback, making each book the best it can be
• Manipulate and color-correct images and graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator
• Create powerful and informative charts, maps, and infographics following style guidelines for a series
• Prepare books for press, and experience the satisfaction of seeing your work in print
• Seek out opportunities to collaborate with the design team, and provide production assistance as needed

Our ideal candidate has:
• A two-year or four-year degree in graphic design or like field
• One year of experience working on page production projects, particularly multiple-page publications
• Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
• A tremendous attention to every last detail, including the ability to adhere to style and layout guidelines within a template, and maintain consistency across multiple files
• Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop–we are self-described InDesign nerds and appreciate a good GREP code
• Knowledge and experience with CMYK printing process
• Knowledge and experience with color correction/photo aesthetics
• Familiarity with basic edit/proofreader marks
• Strong organizational skills

Perks of the job:
• Money. Salary in the low 30Ks, DOQ
• Benefits. PTO, health insurance, dental insurance, 401K, bonus program, and more
• One company-paid volunteer day each year
• A casual work environment with fun people

This job is a full-time, salaried position with benefits, on-site in our Burnsville office. If you are interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and design samples to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. We can’t wait to meet you!

Job Posting: Editorial Intern (PAID)

Red Line Editorial is looking for a part-time Editorial Intern to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals for the summer.

RLE creates high-quality content for the educational market in a variety of media. We are seeking an Editorial Intern to assist in print and online editorial tasks for publishers and schools.

Duties will include:
–Photo research and caption writing
–Index creation
–Cross-checking page turns
–Proofreading and fact-checking
–Filing/organizing physical folders
–Administrative duties as assigned

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
–College student working toward a BA in English, Communications or equivalent
–Relevant course work in English
–Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Google Apps
–Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
–Ability to work independently and in a team environment
–Excellent oral and written communication skills
–Proficiency with the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition and MLA preferred

The internship is for up to 24 hours a week on-site in our Burnsville office, starting in June and extending into September (exact schedule TBD pending availability of the ideal candidate). The internship will be paid at a rate of $10/hour.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@redlineeditorial.com by June 9. No phone calls, please.

Job Posting: Associate Editor

Red Line Editorial is looking for an Associate Editor to join our high-energy team of publishing professionals.

RLE creates high-quality books for publishers on a variety of subjects. Most of our books are nonfiction titles created for students in grades K–12, but we also work in a number of other genres.

This is a position that will give the right candidate the opportunity to work on key aspects of our editorial projects. This position requires keen attention to detail and an ability to manage an involved editorial process.

This position will have hands-on involvement in a variety of areas, including project management of assigned manuscripts, with oversight from other editors. Duties will include developmental edits, collaboration with external authors and vendors, photo research and caption writing, some manuscript writing or rewriting, fact-checking, and other editorial duties as assigned. The associate editor will work on books and marketing materials. A library or education background is a plus.

The ideal candidate will possess at minimum:
— A four-year degree in English, journalism, mass communication, or similar. Degrees in other humanities fields, such as history, will also be considered.
— one year of experience working on books and/or educational materials, preferably with experience in developmental editing
— An ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
— A tremendous attention to every last detail
— Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
— An ability to effectively handle a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
— An interest and willingness to learn about the full publishing process (both print and digital)
— Familiarity with, or willingness to learn about, curriculum standards as they relate to educational books
— Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat, FTPs, and Google Drive
— Proficiency with the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition and MLA
— Solid grammar skills

We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Location: Burnsville
Compensation: Lower 30Ks, DOQ

Job Posting: Production Artist

Red Line Editorial is looking for a Production Artist to join our high-energy team of print and online publishing professionals.

RLE creates high-quality books for publishers on a variety of subjects. Most of our books are nonfiction titles created for students in grades K-12, but we also work in a number of other genres. Our production artists also work on marketing materials, including catalogs, ads, and other imagery.

Duties will include:
–Book production using established templates and styles
–Book layout using Adobe InDesign, including text formatting and image placement
–Inputting changes into InDesign files from marked-up printouts
–Manipulating and color-correcting images and graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator
–Creating charts, maps, or other graphical elements as assigned
–Creating marketing images for books, as well as occasional website graphics
–Layout and update catalog pages, sell sheets, and other marketing materials
–Collaborating with other members of our production team on templates and page turns
–Potential design work on book covers and book series, depending on the candidate

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
–A two-year or four-year degree in graphic design or like field
–One year of experience working on page production projects, particularly multiple-page publications
–Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
–A tremendous attention to every last detail, including the ability to adhere to style and layout guidelines within a template, and maintain consistency across multiple files
–Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
–Ability to meet deadlines
–Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
–Knowledge and experience with CMYK printing process
–Knowledge and experience with color correction/photo aesthetics
–Knowledge and experience with exporting images for web use
–Familiarity with basic edit/proofreader marks
–Strong organizational skills

We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and design samples to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Location: Mendota Heights
Compensation: lower 30Ks, DOQ

Job Posting: Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

Red Line Editorial (RLE) and its affiliated companies are looking for a Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals. This position may be full time or part time, depending on the applicant.

The companies work across a spectrum of services for the publishing industry, with particular specialties in K-12 educational books, Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction, sports, and e-books.

This is a position that will give the right candidate the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment in a position that requires keen attention to detail and an ability to multitask and track various clients and vendors.

Duties will include:

Bookkeeping/Order Processing
— Process orders daily, both through manual data entry and EDI
— Submit fulfillment requests to warehouse
— Process data management requests and special orders
— Monitor shipping notifications to ensure prompt order delivery
— Create and send invoices to customers, both manually and through EDI
— Offer customer service to wholesalers and individual customers
— Reconcile monthly consignment and digital-sales reports; enter sales receipts and create invoices
— Enter bills from vendors

Office/Admin
— Assist with mailings and handle mailing lists
— Create and coordinate vendor contracts
— Manage distribution of comp and promotional copies of books
— Manage server and Cloud storage usage as needed
— Perform light HR duties such as distributing and filing forms
— Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
— Bachelor’s or associates degree in accounting, business, HR, or related field
— Strong knowledge of Quickbooks software; experience with Quickbooks Enterprise preferred
— Excellent communication and organizational skills
— Experience with Microsoft Office programs (mainly Excel and Word)
— Strong attention to detail and accuracy
— Ability to multitask
— A high level of professionalism
— A desire to grow along with us!

We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan and 401K for full-time employees, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@redlineeditorial.com. No phone calls, please.

Location: Mendota Heights primarily; may also include time in our Burnsville office
Compensation: $15-$20/hour, DOQ

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