Full Time Job

Production Editor

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 09-22-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 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.

The Production Editor will manage print and digital titles, including mass markets and ebook originals, through the production process from manuscript through bound book or ebook release, working closely with production, managing editorial, editorial, design, and digital to ensure titles are produced accurately and on schedule. Duties include: hiring freelance copyeditors, proofreaders, indexers and evaluating their work; managing schedules of each title in our in-house tracking system; copyediting and proofreading cover copy and other ancillary material for each title; coding and deflagging manuscripts and preparing for design and typesetting.

Required skills:

Three to five years' experience in trade book production editorial is required

Must be MAC literate; fully skilled in use of Word with Track Changes for copyediting, coding, and deflagging manuscripts

Must have ability to review copyediting on paper and proofreading both on paper and onscreen

Familiar with Chicago Manual of Style.

Ability to copyedit/proofread in Spanish is a plus.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-reqqj8-35-172-224-102-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Simon & Schuster

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