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Editor- Business, Marketing & Career

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6706930
Company Name
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Physical Address
18604 W. Creek Drive
Tinley Park , IL 60477
Job Description

Are you a business education instructor or business/marketing professional with an eye for detail and accuracy of written content? If so, you could be the ideal candidate! Goodheart-Willcox, a publisher of secondary and post-secondary print and digital textbook programs. We are looking for an experienced textbook editor with experience developing manuscripts into logically organized, well-written, accurate, and up-to-date textbooks or someone with business content knowledge through teaching or as a business professional.

At Goodheart-Willcox Publisher, you will be working in a professional environment, supported by a passionate and energetic team that is invested in your growth and success. This is your chance to join an established employee-owned company that has been publishing for the Career and Technical Education field since 1921. Driven by the mission “We Build Careers,” you will help students discover and develop great careers, all while growing your own.

What you’ll do:
• Support junior team members as subject matter expert in business education
• Edit manuscript for print and digital texts and supplements.
• Work with authors in all stages of manuscript development and production.
• Work with graphic artists, proofreaders, and other production staff to develop compelling cover and interior designs and to ensure accurate, appealing layout of pages.
• Work with marketing department to develop promotional pieces, such as catalogs, brochures, and e-mail blasts.
• Present product information to sales staff at sales conferences and other sales and customer service trainings.
• Assist with exhibits at meetings and conventions, as needed.
• Stay informed about relevant nationwide trends by attending appropriate professional meetings and reading newsletters and journals.
• Keep informed about the strengths and weaknesses of competing products.

What you’ll bring:
• Five or more years of developmental editing, preferably in educational publishing at either the secondary or post-secondary levels; or instructing business classes; or business management experience
• Bachelor’s degree

What it’s like to work here:
Goodheart-Willcox has spent nearly a century building a culture that we are proud of. Our team members embody these core values:
• Roll up your sleeves
• Do the right thing
• Can-do attitude
• Always improving

What it’s like to work here:
Goodheart-Willcox has spent nearly a century building a culture that we are proud of. Our team members embody these core values:
• Roll up your sleeves
• Do the right thing
• Can-do attitude
• Always improving

Goodheart-Willcox is an employee owned company that offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match & ESOP.

For consideration, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to hr2@g-w.com

Job Type: Full-time
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, ancestry and marital status, and other protected classes, in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

In addition, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination of employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.


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