Full Time Job

Editorial Assistant

Atria Books

New York, NY 11-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

Simon and Schuster is looking for an Editorial Assistant for Atria Books. Reporting to one Senior Editor and two Editors, responsibilities include reviewing manuscripts; communicating with authors and agents by phone and email; drafting sales copy; providing supervised editorial support; organizing schedules and meetings; general administrative duties; and expense tracking. Must be able to work independently, confidentially, and professionally in a fast-paced office environment with high volume. The ideal candidate possesses strong MS Office skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and has strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills and an attention to detail and deadlines are necessary.

Demonstrated interest in upmarket fiction (including suspense and rom-coms) and narrative non-fiction (pop culture, current events) highly preferred.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current US employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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