Job Opening: Substantive Editor

Cedar Fort, Inc., a publishing company in Springville, UT, is looking for a highly motivated substantive editor to join our team. The prime focus of this position is to read manuscripts and understand how they need to be changed for the better and then communicate that effectively to authors for rewrites and revisions. Cedar Fort publishes around 140 books per year. The subeditors are responsible for going through all manuscripts, which include a variety of religious and non-religious fiction and nonfiction books. Sometimes this occurs under tight time constraints.

We are looking for an individual that is an avid reader and that can quickly go through manuscripts spotting the trouble areas. Candidates should be excellent communicators and possess a team player mentality. Critical responsibilities include project managing several books per month. This includes reviewing manuscripts for publication, working directly with the authors, and managing author expectations. The subeditor will need to be able to work well with authors and maintain a strong relationship with them. This person also represents Cedar Fort to the public and to authors, and therefore, needs to have a positive and friendly attitude. Some overtime is required throughout the course of the year to meet deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Editing experience preferred
  • No publishing experience necessary
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Very strong people networking skills
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge, Mac knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Proven ability to balance and prioritize multiple goals and tasks
  • Work well in a cohesive team-oriented environment
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Passion for reading and writing
  • Able to quickly read through manuscripts and evaluate them for quality

This is a full time position from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break. Pay starts at $12.00 an hour, plus some required overtime. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Mike Gee at acquisitions@cedarfort.com with “Substantive Editor Position” in the subject, and we will consider scheduling an interview. Position open until filled. If you would like more information about our company, please check out our website at www.cedarfort.com.

Job Opening: Acquisitions Specialist

Do you love books and media? Are you sales minded? This job might be the perfect fit for you.

Cedar Fort, Inc., a publishing company in Springville, UT, is looking for a highly motivated acquisitions specialist to join our team. The prime focus of this position is to aggressively search for unique creative content for publishing, media distribution, and merchandising. Cedar Fort publishes around 140 books per year. The Acquisitions team is responsible for filling the monthly quota of book slots, which include a variety of religious and non-religious fiction and non-fiction books. Sometimes this occurs under tight time constraints.

We are looking for an individual with the sales/ “hunter” mentality that will focus on going out and acquiring the talent. Candidates should be excellent communicators and possess a team player mentality. They must be able to effectively utilize social media, the Internet, and traditional searching methods to find new authors and manuscripts. In addition to seeking new content, this position will assist the sales department in finding new business channels and strategic relationships.
Critical responsibilities include project managing several books per month. This includes soliciting to find good authors, negotiating contracts, reviewing manuscripts for publication, working directly with the authors, and managing author expectations. The acquisitions specialist will need to be able to work well with authors and maintain a strong relationship with them. This person also represents Cedar Fort to the public, to authors, at book conferences, etc. and therefore needs to have a positive and friendly attitude. Some overtime is required throughout the course of the year to meet deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Internet and social media savvy required
  • Sales or marketing experience is preferred
  • No publishing experience necessary
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Very strong people networking skills
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge, Mac knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Proven ability to balance and prioritize multiple goals and tasks
  • Work well in a cohesive team-oriented environment
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Passion for reading and writing
  • Able to quickly read through manuscripts and evaluate them for quality

This is a full time position from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break. Pay starts at $12.00 an hour, plus some required overtime. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Mike Gee at acquisitions@cedarfort.com with “Acquisitions Editor Position” in the subject, and we will consider scheduling an interview. Position open until filled. If you would like more information about our company, please check out our website at www.cedarfort.com.

Blog Tour: ‘Unseen Road to Love’

Chelsea Curran and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Unseen Road to Love” blog tour, which will run from April 21-May 4th, 2017.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

From the outside, Logan Atwood’s life looks perfect: a successful career, a lavish lifestyle. But after a brutal car accident leaves him Read more

April 2017 New Releases!

Check out the newest releases from Cedar Fort!

Converted: True Mormon Conversion Stories from 15 Religions

Alonzo L. Gaskill

Before Alonzo Gaskill was a popular BYU professor and best-selling author, he was an altar boy in the Greek Orthodox Church. Discover his journey firsthand as he and fourteen others share their profound stories of conversion to the restored gospel from very different religious backgrounds. These inspiring true stories give you a new perspective on your faith.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120086, 1462120083 $18.99 USD, $21.99 CAD Hardcover
Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Religion \ Faith
Religion \ Christian Life \ Spiritual Growth
CFI 176 pages 6inW | 9inH


Dads Who Stay and Fight: How to Be a Hero for Your Family

Greg Trimble

Viral blogger Greg Trimble has reached millions through his blog by writing about topics he’s passionate about. But when it’s all said and done, he feels most passionate about being a dad. In his debut book, Greg approaches fatherhood in a way that is fun and easy to understand. By drawing upon the wisdom of some of the world’s greatest dads, Greg is able to help future dads, new dads, and even seasoned dads leave a legacy, be remembered, and be a hero to their families.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120048, 1462120040 $14.99 USD, $16.99 CAD Paperback
Religion \ Christian Life \ Family, Family & Relationships \ Parenting \ Fatherhood, Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints
CFI 192 pages 6inW | 9inH


America in the Last Days: The Constitution and the Signs of the Times

Morris Harmor

Divinely inspired, the constitution once formed “a more perfect union,” but has since been altered and attacked and is now hanging by a thread. This enlightening book focuses on two original American documents-the Constitution and the Book of Mormon-to illuminate profound truths about our modern society and teach you how to prepare yourself and your country for the coming Millennium.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120239, 1462120237 $16.99 USD, $19.99 CAD Paperback
Political Science \ Constitutions, Religion \ Religion, Politics & State, Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

CFI 240 pages 6inW | 9inH


Joseph’s First Prayer

Scott Hoopes, Illustrated by Mar Fandos

One small prayer can change everything. Joseph Smith had a question, he turned to God for an answer. This delightful board book tells the story of the First Vision in a simple way that even young children will understand. Teach your children that Heavenly Father is only a prayer away.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120338, 1462120334 $12.99 USD, $14.99 CAD Board Book
Juvenile Nonfiction \ Religious \ Christian \ Biography & Autobiography, Juvenile Nonfiction \ History \ United States \ 19Th Century, Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

CFI 22 pages 5.625inW | 5.625inH


Cook:30: Create Delicious Wholefood Plant-Based Meals from Scratch in Just 30 Minutes

Jeremy Dixon

A fresh, gourmet meal in only thirty minutes! Based on the TV series Cook:30, this cookbook is your key to enjoying healthy homemade dishes, using plant-based, whole foods. Inside you’ll find delicious main courses, salads, sides, and sweets. You’ll learn to cook like a pro with handy flowcharts that show you exactly how to multitask and prep the way a chef would.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120185, 1462120180 $29.99 USD, $34.99 CAD Paperback
Cooking \ Vegetarian, Cooking \ Health & Healing

Front Table 288 pages 7.5inW | 9inH


Magic Hands: Professional Card Trick Secrets Revealed

Herbert L. Becker

Ever wondered how your favorite magicians perform their amazing card tricks? Wonder no more! Magic Hands reveals the closely kept trade secrets behind the most dazzling tricks. Beginning with the basics, then quickly moving to more advanced wizardry, this book teaches you how to wow your audience with impressive sleight of hand and showmanship that will soon rival the professionals.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120598, 1462120598 $16.99 USD, $19.99 CAD Paperback
Games & Activities \ Magic
Plain Sight 144 pages 8inW | 10inH


Unseen Road to Love

Chelsea Curran

From the outside, Logan Atwood’s life looks perfect: a successful career, a lavish lifestyle. But after a brutal car accident leaves him in a coma, Logan suddenly finds himself five years in the past. Only then does he realize that his perfect world may have cost him the woman of his dreams and the faith he once loved. Is it too late for Logan’s second chance?

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120055, 1462120059 $16.99 USD, $19.99 CAD Paperback
Fiction \ Romance \ Clean & Wholesome, Fiction \ Romance \ Contemporary
Bonneville 288 pages 6inW | 9inH


Chasing Red

Lauren Winder Farnsworth

Ryder Redmond can’t wait to begin her new life in New York City, with her first real job after college. But the big city gets a little more complicated once she meets the charming and mysterious Damian Wolfe. On the surface he seems perfect, but her friend Hunter is suscipicious of his all-too-straight smile and his motives towards Ryder. With her heart on the line, Ryder will have to decide just how much she trusts the handsome city slicker.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120031, 1462120032 $15.99 USD, $18.99 CAD Paperback
Fiction \ Romance \ Clean & Wholesome, Fiction \ Romance \ Contemporary
Bonneville 240 pages 6inW | 9inH


More than the Tattooed Mormon audiobook

Al Carraway, read by the author

You know her for her smile, her love for pizza and chewing gum, and her ability to face opposition and see the bright side of things. Now listen to Al Carraway as she narrates her story in this moving audiobook. From steak dinner and missionaries to finding the love of her life and becoming a mother, Al speaks from the heart as she shares her message about trusting the Lord in all aspects of life. Includes a personal interview with Al!

April 1, 2017 9781462120840, 1462120849 $19.99 USD, $22.99 CAD Audio CD
Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Biography & Autobiography \ Religious, Biography & Autobiography \ Personal Memoirs
CFI


Book of Mormon Made Easier Part 1 audiobook: 1 Nephi Through Words of Mormon

David J. Ridges, Read by the author

Learn about the scriptures and understand them as never before with beloved scholar David Ridges as he narrates his best-selling book. Make the most of your scripture study, and gain insights that will draw you closer to the Lord, improve your teaching skills at home and church, and make you a scripture rock star! Have more ah-ha moments than ever before as you truly apply, love, and teach the scriptures.

April 1, 2017 9781462120857, 1462120857 $49.99 USD, $56.99 CAD Audio CD
Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints
CFI


Job Opening: Accounts Receivable

Cedar Fort, Inc., a publishing company in Springville, UT, is looking for a highly motivated accounts receivable specialist to join our team. The prime focus of this position is to handle accounts receivable and some HR duties for the company.

We are looking for individuals that are detail oriented. Candidates should be excellent communicators and possess adequate customer service skills when dealing with collections from vendors. Critical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Contact past due accounts via phone and email and provide information about invoices, chargebacks, adjustments, etc. and then make decisions about credit holds and collections forwarding;
  • Constantly monitor and maintain AR aging, resolve discrepancies, and submit claims;
  • Receive and deposit checks;
  • Occasionally enter orders, credit memos, and make adjustments;
  • Monitor inventory account to ensure all entries post to GL account at month close;
  • Reconcile bank accounts and credit card GL account;
  • Run backorders for a few accounts;
  • Charge customer credit cards and take payments;
  • Interact with and provide service to customers, generally business accounts, and occasionally individuals via phone, email, and occasionally in person;
  • Process, submit, and record payroll;
  • Manage insurance and 401k benefits and follow up with employees;
  • Hold insurance orientation meeting bimonthly.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or other related field;
  • 1-2 year experience is preferred;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Very strong people skills;
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge, Mac knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in an office environment;
  • Proven ability to balance and prioritize multiple goals and tasks;
  • Strong business acumen a plus;
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks.

This is a full time position from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break. Pay starts at $13.00 an hour. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Katreina Eden at kat@cedarfort.com with “Accounts Receivable Position” in the subject, and we will consider scheduling an interview. Position open until filled. If you would like more information about our company, please check out our website at www.cedarfort.com.