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Professional Editor - Contract position

The Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition (OHCC) is developing a book on healthy cities/communities practice. We are seeking an exceptional editor to prepare our manuscript for publication.


The OHCC seeks to achieve social, environmental, and economic health and well-being for individuals, communities and local governments. (For more information on OHCC, please see our web site:

Services of the Editor

The services of the editor are required starting May 9th, (part-time, flexible hours). The editor must be available to make this project a work priority for the month of June. The successful candidate will be expected to:

- work with an editorial advisory team to keep chapters focused and concise

- revise text and give ongoing guidance and support to authors. (Note: Authors are professionals but not professional writers).


- experience in writing/editing trade books

- excellent communication skills

- previous experience in editing collaborative book projects

- strong understanding of community development and healthy communities

- proven ability to meet deadlines

The remuneration for the contract will be $5,000.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes, a cover letter, 3 references and a sample of past project work to:

Book Committee

Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition

180 Dundas St. W. Suite 1900

Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8

For more information please contact Anna Jacobs, Communications Facilitator, (416) 408-4841 ext. 2342,