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Job title: Editor / Associate Editor
Location: New York / Hybrid (3x per week in-office)
Employment status: Full-time
Rebel Girls is a global, multi-platform empowerment brand dedicated to helping raise the most inspired and confident generation of girls through content, experiences, products, and community.
Originating from an international best-selling children’s book, Rebel Girls amplifies stories of real-life, extraordinary women throughout history, geography, and field of excellence.
With a growing community of nearly 20 million self-identified Rebel Girls spanning more than 100 countries, the brand engages with Generation Alpha through its book series, premier app, events, and merchandise.
To date, we have sold more than 8 million books in 49 languages and reached 18 million digital audio listens. Our award recognition includes New York Times bestseller list, 2022 Apple Design Award for Social Impact, multiple Webby Awards for family & kids and education, Common Sense Media Selection and iHeart Media Podcast nomination among many others.
Rebel Girls team members relentlessly innovate on behalf of our community and actively participate in a strong culture of rapid experimentation, applied learnings, and growth.
Rebel Girls editorial department is seeking an energetic and creative editor or associate editor who is ready to dive in and complete a few books already underway and begin to develop and edit new titles for girls aged 7 to 12.
The editor will work on our upcoming mini books, in addition to gift books and kits, imaginative nonfiction, prescriptive nonfiction, middle grade fiction, and ancillary printed products for the Rebel Girls franchise.
The editor must be able to work independently to edit books and help develop new projects, and must have some knowledge about the latest trends in children’s publishing. An ideal candidate will have some experience editing illustrated nonfiction and/or branded books.
This position will report to the head of book development.
Rebel Girls requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
To apply, please send your resume, portfolio and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Editor / Associate Editor”.