Full Time Job

Editor, Paula Wiseman Books

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 06-04-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ 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 & Schuster is seeking a children's books Editor for Paula Wiseman Books. This Editor will acquire and edit roughly 10 books a year, including fiction and nonfiction picture books and middle grade novels.

This individual will
• Prioritize seeking out authors and illustrators from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. Seeking out new and up-and-coming authors and illustrators.
• Strategize the publication track for our house authors and illustrators and develop ideas for their future projects.
• Collaborate with marketing and publicity departments to develop ideas for book promotion.
• Represent the imprint at industry events, virtual conferences while searching for new talent. Network with agents via phone and Zoom and in person after return to office.

7 to 10 years' experience in children's publishing with established agent contacts is required.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz5wq1-18-204-2-146-42 in your application.