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Assistant Editor, Gallery Books Group

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 09-15-2022
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  • 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.

Gallery Books seeks an energetic and enthusiastic editorial assistant or assistant editor to support an Executive and Senior Editor, one focused on nonfiction and fiction (including horror, franchise licenses, and upmarket novels), and the other focused on narrative nonfiction and upmarket/commercial fiction. Responsibilities include: reviewing and evaluating manuscripts for acquisition; general administrative duties; organizing and scheduling meetings in MS Outlook; close and frequent communication with authors and agents by phone and email; expense tracking; handling all aspects of the production process.

Qualifications:
• Some familiarity with the book production process
• Meticulous attention to detail and top-notch organizational skills
• Ability to anticipate needs and take initiative to solve problems
• Capacity to manage multiple (and often competing) deadlines
• Love of the highbrow and the lowbrow
• Sense of humor and calm under pressure
• A passion for reading and books

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d50jy7-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

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