Starry Forest Books

Managing Editor (Part-Time)

Starry Forest Books is looking for a positive and highly organized managing editor to coordinate editorial workflow and assist with company operations. 


  • Coordinate with management, editors, and designers to determine optimal workloads
  • Create and track project schedules
  • Copyedit and proofread files
  • Manage title details in multiple online platforms
  • Gather input from staff and clients for continued operation improvements

Hours & Location:

  • Part-time (approximately 15+ hours per week) 
  • Remote 
  • Best suited to a freelancer who can handle phone calls during the day with staff 


  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 2 years publishing experience preferred 
  • Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills 
  • High organization and project management skills 
  • Expertise in Excel, Google Sheets, and project management software 
  • Passion for children’s books and knowledge of the publishing marketplace 
  • Excellent people skills for attending to staff and client needs 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Positive, flexible attitude

Links to series from Starry Forest Books: 

Baby's Big World (Little Hero Imprint): 

Classic Stories:

How to Apply: 

Send brief email, resume, and LinkedIn URL to Email should highlight applicant's managing editorial experience, passion for detail, and problem-solving skills.

Contact Information

Starry Forest Books, Inc.
Remote or New York
Contact e-mail: