Simon and Schuster is looking for an Editorial Assistant for Atria Books. Reporting into two Senior Editors, the responsibilities include reviewing manuscripts; general administrative duties; communicating with authors and agents by phone and email; drafting sales copy; organizing schedules and meetings; and expense tracking. Must be reliable, friendly, and flexible. Be able to work independently, confidentially, and professionally in a fast-paced office environment. Possess strong MS Office skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as internet and social media skills. Possess strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Demonstrated interest in book publishing. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills and an attention to detail and deadlines are necessary.
Spanish language skills, including the ability to read and evaluate manuscripts and speak conversationally, are required.
Demonstrated interest in pop culture, current events, business books, big idea books, narrative nonfiction, and commercial and genre-bending literary crossover fiction preferred.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw89mj-3-227-0-150-42 in your application.