Jobs at Manning


Voice Actors

We are preparing to produce a number of our computer/technical books as enhanced eBooks and we will need the content to be read by voice actors for the audio portion of the product.

Must-Have Requirements:

To Apply for this Position:

Please send an email to recruiting@manning.com and include samples of your work, your hourly rate, and your availability (hours per month).


Acquisitions Editor

We have an opening for a full-time Acquisitions Editor to acquire quality books and authors in the field of computer science. The ideal applicant will have experience in a similar role and be looking to move to a leading publisher with greater responsibility and flexibility in their day-to-day role. Some experience with computer technologies would be a major asset.

What you'll be doing:

To Apply for this Position:

This is a remote working role and the successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to manage their own time and workload while maintaining a high level of quality output and consistent performance. In return, Manning publications offers a unique opportunity to work with flexible working hours and remuneration based partly on performance. To register your interest in the role please send a covering letter along with your CV to recruiting@manning.com.



Developmental Editor

Manning Publications Co. seeks a Developmental Editor to work directly with book authors to create high-quality manuscripts on time. Ideal candidate is a critical thinker who skillfully identifies and articulates weaknesses in a manuscript's organization and writing, adopts a coaching/mentoring role with authors, firmly but diplomatically communicates with authors, works both independently and in a distributed team environment, and reliably meets deadlines. Candidates must possess passing knowledge of software concepts and technologies (such as mobile application development, responsive design, cloud computing, big data and analytics, and agile and lean development). This is a great position for someone looking for part-time work (15-20 hours a week).

PRIMARY DUTIES:

[Please note: This position does not include copy editing duties]

MUST-HAVE REQUIREMENTS:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous experience in a book publishing environment

To Apply for this Position:

Email your resume and two references to recruit@manning.com with job #1404MannDE in the subject line. If selected for an interview, be prepared to complete an editing sample. This is a freelance, telecommute opportunity (no travel).


Marketing Communications Specialist

The Marketing Communications Specialist is Manning's primary communicator with our customers, authors and associates. Responsible for drafting, developing and producing clear and compelling content, including promotional mailings, web content and other communication pieces. Engage directly with customers, communicating and addressing any issues on all social media channels. Support and cultivate relationships with current and potential customers, authors and retail partners.

PRIMARY DUTIES

Skills and Qualifications

To Apply for this Position:

Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@manning.com and put mcs-2014-11 in the subject line. This is a full-time, telecommuting position.


About Manning Publications

Manning is an independent publisher of computer books for software developers, engineers, architects, system administrators, managers and all who are professionally involved with the computer business. We also publish for students and young programmers, including occasionally for children. We are an entirely virtual organization based on Shelter Island, New York, with many staff working from far-flung places like Manila and Zagreb.