Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Classifieds: Hispanic Worship Resources Text Editor

Hispanic Worship Resources Text Editor

World Library Publications (WLP), a publisher of worship resources for Roman Catholic parishes throughout the United States, is seeking a text editor for its Spanish-language publications. Both inexperienced and experienced candidates may apply. Position available immediately.

For an inexperienced candidate, tasks include manuscript construction of liturgical and scriptural texts; initial layout, editing, and proofreading of missals to an established style guide; and translation of English to Spanish for missals, parish bulletins, and liturgy planning resources.
A candidate experienced in liturgy and publishing would act as a project manager for Spanish language publications, overseeing outside personnel as they accomplish many of the tasks above. This person would develop publishing projects within the mission of WLP to support the prayer and worship life of Hispanic Catholics in the U.S.

Position Requirements
  • Fully Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Mastery of Spanish language grammar
  • Disciplined attention to detail and care for quality
  • Ability to translate from English to Spanish with sensitivity to cultures and idioms of prayer
  • Familiarity with the Roman Catholic Sacramentary, Lectionary, and ritual books in English and Spanish
  • Experience with or aptitude for desktop publishing and design
  • Ability to organize and manage time and multiple projects with deadlines
  • Computer aptitude (training in InCopy on Mac platform will be provided)

Marketing experience and familiarity with musical terminology are desirable but not essential for this position.

An equitable salary based on skills and experience and generous benefits are offered.

Send resume to:
Mary Beth Kunde-Anderson
Editorial Director
World Library Publications
3708 River Road, Suite 400
Franklin Park, IL 60131-2158

Email: andersonm@jspaluch.com