Employment


Musa Publishing is seeking applicants for the following positions:


Content editors--all genres: Musa Publishing is accepting applications for content editors in all genres.  Editors must be self-starters able to meet deadlines, work independently, and collaborate with authors and the Managing Director. Strong foundation in grammar and spelling, technical writing skills a must--we administer two editing tests as part of our screening process. Must have strong skills editing for content: continuity, POV, plot and character arcs, narrative voice and through lines, etc. We want editors who are enthusiastic, committed, and who are hungry for growth in the industry. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Managing Director, Jeanne De Vita at the following email address: employment@musapublishing.com.

Please include information about your preferred genres, special areas of interest, as well as the genres you prefer to avoid in your cover. We welcome established editors as well as recent graduates with strong foundational skills.

Aurora Regency Editors: Editors with a love of historical fiction/romance for the Aurora Regency imprint, which encompasses not only traditional Regency romances, but historical romances as well.  Aurora Regency is the oldest imprint at Musa, with strong sales and a large following.  We are seeking content editors with a love of history and the know-how to edit historical fiction while being sensitive to the nuances of editing romance. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of history (please inform us of any areas of particular knowledge or expertise. e.g.- American Colonial, or Victorian, or medieval), strong foundation in grammar and spelling, editing for content: continuity, POV, plot and character arcs, narrative voice and through lines, etc. We want editors who can meet their deadlines and collaborate with their authors well.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to employment@musapublishing.com.

Promotions Specialists: Musa Publishing is now seeking qualified persons to fill Promotions Specialist positions. Ideal candidates will be assertive, proactive, and ready to work. Specialists will work with specific developmental teams and their authors, and will be responsible for press releases, creating promotional opportunities, submitting books for review, and establishing a clear-cut, easy to communicate with adviser to Musa authors regarding the publicity for their books. This will also include the development and maintenance of a significant online presence in social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, writing press releases, scheduling, and some correspondence work.

Specialists will work in conjunction not only with the authors, but also the Developmental Editor who heads up their team, the IT/Art Director, the head of Promotions, and the senior editorial staff. Royalties and remuneration will be determined on an individual basis. If interested, please send a query letter and resume to IT/Art Director, Kelly Shorten at admin@musapublishing.com. Academic work will be considered equal to work experience.


INTERNSHIPS:

Penumbra Acquisitions Internship: We are now seeking interns to work at our speculative fiction magazine, Penumbra.  Intern will be responsible for initial evaluation of submissions, organizing and maintaining the submissions accounts, assisting the EIC to set the stories for each issue.  This intern will also be cross-trained to work with the EIC on subscriptions and/or advertising sales, and will be expected to write at least three feature articles and/or contribute a monthly feature to Penumbra for the duration of the internship. This internship is a six month internship, from June 30 to December 31, 2015. Estimated weekly work requirements: 4-6 hours. If interested, please send a query letter and a resume--experience is not required, and academic work will be considered equal to work experience--to Managing Director, Jeanne De Vita at employment@musapublishing.com. US Residents only

For more information on Musa Publishing's internship programs, go to: http://musapublishing.blogspot.com/p/musa-internship-program.html

MUSA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Musa Publishing, LLC to afford equal employment opportunities to all individuals, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Our employees, as well as applicants and others with whom we do business, will not be subjected to sexual, racial, religious, ethnic, or any other form of unlawful harassment and/or discrimination. In addition, Musa Publishing, LLC adheres to the equal employment opportunity requirements of all states and localities in which it does business. Musa Publishing is absolutely committed to this Equal Opportunity policy, not just because of local, state, or federal laws that require businesses to uphold this policy, but because our personal and professional philosophies do not permit anything but the policy set forth in this statement. Our commitment to equal opportunity is applied through every aspect of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, termination, the selection and training of interns, and all other matters of employment.