Full Time Job

Editorial Assistant

Scribner Books

New York, NY 07-11-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of ''America's Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.''

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 seeking an Editorial Assistant for Scribner Books. Reporting to two Executive Editors, responsibilities include reviewing manuscripts; assisting with all stages of editorial acquisition and production; consistent communication with authors and agents; drafting sales copy; organizing schedules and meetings; and expense tracking. Must be reliable, flexible, and able to work independently and professionally in a fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills required. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills and attention to detail and deadlines are necessary.

Possess strong MS Office skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as online and social media skills.

Demonstrated strong familiarity and passion for contemporary non-fiction and fiction with a specific interest in science, culture, narrative nonfiction and literary/upmarket fiction preferred.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn3v0k-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Scribner Books

Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats.