Book Editor


We are currently seeking a Book Editor to join our talented team. Ideally, we are seeking a candidate who is fluent with the Japanese Language: both in reading and writing. In this position, you will be responsible for managing English book projects from signed contract to prepress. Candidate must be willing to relocate to our US office in Central Vermont. If interested, please send your resume to


Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage several book projects from start to finish

Coordinate with authors and freelancers to maintain a schedule

Proofread and edit for quality and accuracy of translations from Japanese to English

Help Senior Book Editor with acquiring new titles

Collaborate with Sales and Marketing Departments

Present titles at internal editorial and sales meetings


Requirements and Qualifications:

Fluency with the Japanese Language

Excellent grasp of written Japanese

Strong time management and the ability to prioritize work flow

Must have strong communication and organization skills

Must have strong English writing skills

2-3 years book editing experience


About the Company:

Tuttle Publishing is a leading publisher of books about Asia. The company was founded in 1948 in Tokyo, Japan and now has offices in Tokyo, Jakarta, Singapore, and North Clarendon, Vermont. Tuttle is a market leader in book categories ranging from Asian arts and crafts to language learning (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Hindi and others), martial arts, origami, architecture, design, gardening, travel, Asian literature, cooking, history and multi-cultural Asian children's books. We specialize in highly informative books—many of them beautifully illustrated—which help promote a greater understanding of Asia. We have an extensive backlist and publish approximately 150 new titles each year working with authors, photographers, illustrators and designers around the world. Please visit our website at