The Daily Wire is looking for a Senior Book Editor to join our Publishing team in Nashville, Tennessee! The Senior Book Editor of Daily Wire will work closely with the Vice President of Publishing to acquire and edit high-quality books that advance the overall vision of the company’s book publishing division. This person will be in charge of acquiring and editing manuscripts for Daily Wire book publications, developing the overall direction of the book publications and their content. Our ideal candidate for this opportunity has 5+ years’ previous professional experience in a similar role and thrives working under pressure in a fast-paced and high-energy work environment. If you feel you are the right fit for this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Acquire and edit approximately 12-15 titles per year (primarily adult non-fiction, with occasional fiction and/or children’s titles)
  • Work directly with authors to provide comprehensive developmental editing and structural and content guidance for their manuscripts
  • Solicit, read, assess, and present proposals for possible publication, including P&Ls
  • Develop the editorial strategy, vision, and voice for Daily Wire book publications
  • Draft editorial guidelines to ensure accuracy in all content produced
  • Establish efficient editorial timelines and coordinate with production to oversee book projects from acquisition to publication
  • Hire and manage quality editorial freelancers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience & Requirements:

  • Nashville, TN -based position (working remotely is not an option)
  • 5+ years’ previous professional experience in a similar position
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, or related field a plus
  • Outstanding leadership and project management skills
  • Excellent relationships with agents and potential authors
  • Ability to effectively and strategically work with an established budget
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced and high-energy work environment
  • An innovative and forward-thinking mindset and approach to work
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Interest in and/or familiarity with the political and editorial news landscapes a plus
  • G-suite proficiency


Reports to: Vice President of Publishing

Start date: Immediate

Employment type: Full-time; Exempt

Compensation: $65K-$85K

Benefits: Health insurance options (medical through Blue Cross Blue Shield; dental and vision through Guardian); Paid Time Off; 401k (5% match)

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