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Talented Publishing Professional Seeks New & Diverse Projects

Talented Publishing Professional Seeks New & Diverse Projects

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Editorial professional with 13 years of managerial experience delivering content and leveraging project management skills in a variety of publishing enterprises.

Highly motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and an eye toward transformational leadership as well as excellent communication and relationship-building skills.

Core Competencies Include:
* Managing Full-cycle Publishing Processes
* Leading Editorial and Creative Teams
* Digital Content Marketing across Sales Channels
* Team Building and Performance Assessments
* Content Development for Multiple Projects
* Strategic Planning for Publishing Operations

Feel free to visit: www.eatsleepbooks.com for more information.

Thanks!
~Karen
Editorial professional with 13 years of managerial experience delivering content and leveraging project management skills in a variety of publishing enterprises.

Highly motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and an eye toward transformational leadership as well as excellent communication and relationship-building skills.

Core Competencies Include:
* Managing Full-cycle Publishing Processes
* Leading Editorial and Creative Teams
* Digital Content Marketing across Sales Channels
* Team Building and Performance Assessments
* Content Development for Multiple Projects
* Strategic Planning for Publishing Operations

Feel free to visit: www.eatsleepbooks.com for more information.

Thanks!
~Karen

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KAREN A. LIVECCHIA, M.S. Publishing
80 Arden Street, New York, NY 10040 917.887.8336
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kalivecchia@hotmail.com LinkedIn @Literary_Heaven  www.eatsleepbooks.com
Editorial professional with 13 years of managerial experience delivering content and leveraging project management skills in a variety of publishing enterprises. Highly motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and an eye toward transformational leadership as well as excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
Core Competencies Include:
 
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 Managing Full-cycle Publishing Processes
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 Leading Editorial and Creative Teams
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 Digital Content Marketing across Sales Channels
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 Team-Building and Performance Assessments
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 Content Development for Multiple Projects
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 Strategic Planning for Publishing Operations
 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PUBLISHING CONSULTANT & DEVELOPMENTAL EDITOR: 3/2010 - PRESENT ESB (Eat. Sleep. Books.) Consulting, New York, NY
Offering writers/publishers a complete suite of editorial skills, strategy, and direction for print-on-demand, e-books, and traditional print projects.
 
Led a small cooperative of editorial & creative writing specialists to bridge the gap between traditional print & digital technologies at
 Managing Editorial Services/New York
 and supported writers in pursuing dual excellences both in creative writing and preparing for the publishing process.
 
Deliver feedback on writing & editorial guidance, and publishing advice for authors, including book proposals & query letters, agent & publisher research, social network marketing & e-book projects.
 
Initial assessment of incoming projects and manuscripts; meet with editorial professionals to determine scope and viability of anticipated project(s). Upon acceptance, contracts between all parties are negotiated.
 
Developmental and line editing in preparation for submission to agents and publishers, as agreed upon.
 
Network with a diverse set of editorial & marketing professionals to provide guidance to clients.
 
 Assume the role of problem-solver as unique editorial situations arise (rights, permissions, etc.).
 
 Additionally, as a mentor in the
Mentoring Program at Creative Nonfiction Magazine
, I provide support to writers who participate in the CNF program—from technique and writing methods to confidence and professionalism in preparation for the publishing process.
 TALENT SOURCING MANAGER, Editorial Services Division: 8/2012 – 5/2014
 
LearningMate Solutions, Inc., New York, NY
 
LearningMate Solutions is an e-learning company creating online educational experiences by conceptualizing, designing, and producing interactive content through the intelligent use of technology.
 
Responsible for growing and managing LearningMate's talent sourcing business for all the higher education publishers in the U.S.
 
My focus is talent sourcing and strategy, project staff planning & development as well as skills assessments and performance management for freelance talent.
 
KAREN A. LIVECCHIA - 917.887.8336 - kalivecchia@hotmail.com Page 2
 
MANAGING EDITOR: 2004-2010 Cosimo Books, New York, NY
Cosimo Books is a specialty publisher using digital technologies
 
to publish quality titles in the trade category.
 
Prepared manuscripts and reprints for production, and worked with graphic designers on competitive book packaging and all related marketing materials for each Cosimo Books project.
 
Supervised team of 12: 2 senior editors, 6 production designers, 2 copywriters, and 2 publishing interns for production & marketing assignments.
 
Managed workflow for each team member and provided editorial/production guidance for each. Focused on skill building for interns, including channel management projects related to backlist titles.
 
Managed large backlist of over 2,800 titles across 4 imprints; an additional primary responsibility consisted of contributing marketing ideas and developing sales strategies for existing titles, including development of targeted acquisitions list.
 
Improved publishing model by managing multiple deadlines and adjusted pre-press timetables, as necessary; control the direction of efforts by freelance editors & designers.
 
Oversaw yearlong project to convert Cosimo’s publishing process to fully functional digital database/digital  warehouse.
RESEARCH EDITOR: 1998-2002  Jurika & Voyles, LLP, Boston, MA
 Jurika & Voyles
 
managed over $7 billion in individual and institutional assets under management before it was purchased in 1997 by New England Investment Companies, known as Nvest.
 
 Worked closely between Boston and Bay Area, California investment professionals as an Investment Learning  Team to develop integrated informational programs that engage individuals and institutional investors to value the market environment and prioritize investments in their everyday decision-making.
 
Maintained solid grasp of technical and specialized investment information in revising articles and fixed-income research reports to improve their readability.
 
Directed writers to exercise tact when requiring changes in an investment “story.” Make research stakeholders aware of new developments in their respective field(s) and demonstrate good judgment in developing story ideas and determining the placement of articles in a publication and/or on a website.
 
Evaluated the technical and grammatical accuracy of research work to ensure that research is cited correctly and confer with authors regarding changes in style, content and organization.
EDUCATION MASTER OF SCIENCE, PUBLISHING
New York University, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, New York, NY
 
 William K. Beard Publishing Scholarship: 2002, 2003 & 2004
 
Dean’s Graduate Merit Scholarship: 2002 & 2003
BACHELOR OF LIBERAL ARTS, CUM LAUDE
 
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
 
Continuing Education Scholarship Recipient
 
The National Dean’s List 2001
: Represents top 10% of all U.S. undergraduates

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