Full Time Job

Senior Editor, Books For Young Readers

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 05-13-2021
  • 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.

The Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers imprint is looking to hire a Senior Editor that will report to the Editorial Director of the imprint. Responsibilities will include: acquiring and editing high value commercial properties for the imprint for all age ranges-picture book expertise essential and some graphic novel experience preferred. The Senior Editor will edit 15-20 frontlist titles a year plus paperback reprints. This will include a combination of managing existing valuable properties and acquiring and growing a high-profile list. The Senior Editor will share the responsibility of managing an assistant editor with an Editor.

A minimum of 6 years' experience is required plus strong agent and industry contacts.

High energy and drive are also crucial for this role.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3vm74-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.