Do you want to work with a group of people striving to create a wiser and kinder world?
We value being of service, exceptional teamwork, authentic connection, being direct and kind and honoring human dignity while having a commitment to growth and transformation. Sounds True, founded in 1985, is a multimedia publisher specializing in spirituality, holistic living, and transformational learning. We are seeking a full-time Associate Developmental/Acquisitions Editor to join our team and help build our list of innovative and high-quality books that are in keeping with Sounds True s mission and publishing strategy. Responsibilities: Interest in or knowledge of the psychology, relationships, health, healing, and self-help book marketplace and trends. Developmentally editing 12-15 new book projects annually as directed by the acquisitions team. Assisting with identifying potential authors, developing proposals, presenting new projects to the acquisitions team, and learning to negotiate offers with authors and literary agents. Cultivating and managing relationships with authors and literary agents. Brainstorming, creating, and composing new project proposals for content and marketability. Researching and evaluating industry trends, competitive titles, and professional needs in the designated fields, including conference attendance and travel. Supporting books through titling, creative direction, and subsequent editorial phases, including personally performing developmental editing and transmittal tasks for each title. Working closely with production editors and freelancers, as well as editorial assistants, production, marketing and sales, art/design, IT, and Contracts to meet acquisitions, development, and publishing goals. The Ideal Candidate will: Have a genuine interest in books about psychology, relationships, health & healing, creativity, spirituality, personal and professional wellness, conscious leadership and business, personal development, and self-help categories. Possess strong editorial judgment, excellent developmental editing skills, and an independent and entrepreneurial spirit. Be a trend-spotter, and have the ability to see what s next in terms of hot topics in our genre. Be a voracious reader of books and articles on personal development. Be passionate about fresh ideas that will help people thrive, live authentically, improve their health, and improve their relationships. Thrive when working in a self-directed manner while also being an excellent team player.
Sounds True is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. Sounds True believes that the publishing and wellness industries should center more BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ voices and we encourage people with these identities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We offer an excellent working environment and great benefits including health, dental, vision, paid time off, matching 401k, profit sharing, and more! The compensation range for this position will be $40,000.00 – $47,000.00 annually. To learn more about us, visit
To apply, please send a letter of interest with your resume to
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