Careers - Senior Editor, IP

About Our Company

Rebel Girls is the preeminent, girl-driven edutainment company on a mission to empower a generation of girls to pursue their dreams without limits. Our flagship book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls features 300 extraordinary women throughout history, geography and field of excellence. We tell their stories as biographical fairy tales accompanied by diverse illustrations from 70+ women artists from around the world. To date we have sold 5.5 million copies in 49 languages across 85 countries.  

In addition to our books, we have written and produced three seasons of our Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Podcast. Currently, we have 7+ million downloads, won numerous awards (including the People’s Choice Award, Gold in the New York Radio Festival, and the 2020 Webby for best Kids and Family).  Our narrators include the likes of Melinda Gates, Gayle King, Lindsey Vonn, Pearl Thusi, and Justina Machado.

In four years, we've been able to reach 10+ million girls with our books and our podcast, and our goal is to inspire and instill confidence in 50 million girls over the next 5 years. To do this we are expanding our storytelling via video, digital, and theatrical, as well as bringing a merchandise line to the world that is free from forced stereotypes, to give young girls a set of diverse, real life heroines for inspiration. We’re growing our team and are looking for Rebels to join us!

 

Position: Senior Editor, IP

Location: San Francisco or Los Angeles, CA

 

Editorial at Rebel Girls

The Editorial team is critical at Rebel Girls in researching, conceptualizing, and creating all IP. The team is responsible for developing new titles, managing existing titles, identifying trends, managing the editorial calendar across the organization, and developing relationships with talent (writers and designers). The team also plays a prominent role in cross-functional collaborations and partnerships with Product, Design, Sales, and Marketing.

About the Job

Rebel Girls Editorial Department is seeking an energetic and creative senior editor to develop our next Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls volumes, in addition to chapter books, guidebooks, and ancillary printed products for our Rebel Girls franchise. This position will manage all aspects of the editorial process for a variety of printed products (books, calendars, board games, puzzles, journals, and more) based on Rebel Girls stories and characters targeting a 5-10 year old audience. The senior editor must have a background in IP development and wide general knowledge about the latest trends in children’s publishing. Must also have a background in editing fiction and non-fiction children’s literature, ideally tied to major brands or licenses. This position will report to the Chief Creative Officer.

Role Description

Skills and Experience Required

Benefits

 

To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter to careers@rebelgirls.com