Full Time Job

Senior Editor, Books For Young Readers

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 04-01-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description


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.

FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content