Full Time Job

Assistant Editor, Simon Element

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 09-08-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Simon Element is looking for an Assistant Editor with an interest in nonfiction and at least two years' experience in editorial, though other publishing experience is valued and will be considered. The responsibilities include reviewing manuscripts (previous editing experience highly preferable); helping to scout for potential authors of nonfiction and take leadership over a handful of titles per year; managing production processes for multiple books at a time; writing and preparing sales materials; communicating with authors and agents, by phone and e-mail; and general administrative duties.

Must be a detail oriented, independent worker, be comfortable working confidentially and professionally with a group of dedicated people and have their finger on the cultural pulse. Experience with 4c books is a plus.

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.

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The annual salary for this position is $54,000.00 - $54,000.00

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw28w2-44-197-111-121-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $54,000 Per Year ($ USD)