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  • ACESjobs-owner@yahoogroups.com
    Mar 7, 2013
      Job #45311
      Senior Editor
      American Planning Association
      Chicago, IL

      Job Description
      Here is your chance to take charge of the books and monographs published by the American Planning Association, the leading organization in the field of urban and regional planning.

      APA is seeking a Senior Editor to supervise all phases of the publication process for Planners Press books and Planning Advisory Service Reports. Tasks include acquisition, content development, content editing, budgeting, and production.

      Planners Press is an imprint of the American Planning Association, with more than 100 titles in print. The press publishes four to six books a year.

      Planning Advisory Reports are highly respected research monographs that provide practical solutions to the problems urban planners face every day. Written by in-house staff, outside practitioners, and academics, PAS Reports offer principles, best practices, and case studies covering a wide variety of topics in the field of city planning. The Planning Advisory Service has produced more than 570 PAS Reports since 1949.

      The Senior Editor will be a part of APA's publications staff in Chicago and will work closely with APA's research and marketing staffs.

      Candidates should have excellent editing and writing skills, a proven ability to develop ideas for publication, recruit authors, prepare manuscripts for publication, and prepare and adhere to a publications budget. The Senior Editor must have at least five years of experience as an editor. An undergraduate or graduate degree in planning is preferred, along with proven connections to the world of academicians and practitioners.

      Chicago is one of the most diverse, livable cities in the nation. Easily accessible by public transit, APA's Chicago office is located steps away from the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, and Lake Michigan. APA offers a comprehensive benefits package and supports the professional growth of its staff. Salary is commensurate with experience. APA is an equal employment opportunity employer.

      For more information and important instructions on how to apply, send an e-mail to PlannersPressAdmin@... with the following exact words in the subject line: APA Senior Editor.

      Contact Information

      Fax 312-786-6700

      Planners Press
      American Planning Association
      205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200
      Chicago, IL 60601