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Beautiful Solutions is hiring! [closed]

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5/26/16: The following positions have been filled. Thank you for your interest!

Beautiful Solutions is hiring for two new positions: Assistant Project Manager and Assistant Editor. Please forward these positions to anyone you think might be interested!

Thank you,

the Beautiful Solutions team

 

Beautiful Solutions Assistant Project Manager

Beautiful Solutions seeks an Assistant Project Manager to help coordinate Beautiful Solutions project development in the Spring and Summer of 2016. The person in this position will be responsible for tracking project deliverables and milestones, and making sure that important details don’t fall through the cracks. This person will work closely with the Beautiful Solutions co-editors.

This is a part-time, stipended position for six months. Ability to speak multiple languages a plus. Position open for applicants from the US and Canada, some travel in North America will be required.

Beautiful Solutions aspires to be an inclusive and liberatory project. We value having a diversity of life experiences and perspectives on our team. We strongly encourage applicants who identify as persons of color, women, and/or gender nonconforming to apply. We are an equal-opportunity employer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend key meetings and retreats to support development of Beautiful Solutions project.
  • Coordinate and hold team accountable to production schedule and workplan.
  • Manage tracking database for book submissions.
  • Coordinate the timely delivery of all information between authors, editor and publisher.
  • Update and monitor the Beautiful Solutions budget.
  • Manage logistics for in-person work retreats and convenings.
  • Other reasonable editorial tasks as determined by the Beautiful Solutions Team.

 

 

Beautiful Solutions Assistant Editor

Beautiful Solutions seeks an Assistant Editor to support editing of the Beautiful Solutions project in the Spring and Summer of 2016. The person in this position will work closely with Beautiful Solutions contributing authors to support them in developing and editing content for the book and online gallery.

This is a part-time, stipended position for six months. Ability to speak multiple languages preferred. Position open for applicants from the US and Canada, some travel in North America will be required.

Beautiful Solutions aspires to be an inclusive and liberatory project. We value having a diversity of life experiences and perspectives on our team. We strongly encourage applicants who identify as persons of color, women, and/or gender nonconforming to apply. We are an equal-opportunity employer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend key meetings and retreats to support development of Beautiful Solutions project.
  • Support contributing authors to develop and finalize their pieces, including:
    • Setting and following up on deadlines with authors
    • Conducting interviews with authors as needed
    • Coordinating with authors to finalize pieces for publication
  • Conduct background research and fact-checking to ensure a high standard of accuracy on all content.
  • Manage manuscript process between editors and publisher.
  • Ensure that all changes are compiled in master document.
  • Develop table of contents in conjunction with appropriate staff.
  • Manage the process for publications, reprints and permissions, ensuring appropriate use of copyrighted material. Serves as liaison with publisher on appropriate use of non-copyrighted material.
  • Other reasonable editorial tasks as determined by the Editorial Team.

 


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