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Senior Editor, Simon Element

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 06-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ 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 Senior Editor will acquire and edit 10 – 12 books per year in the self-help and professional development categories. The senior editor will monitor the marketplace to identify emerging trends and authorities in the professional development space. The Senior Editor will evaluate book proposals and build the financial forecast for their acquisition. The Senior Editor will negotiate and manage relationships with agents, manage production schedules, collaborate with managing editors, production managers and designers to publish high quality books while remaining fiscally responsible. The Senior Editor will champion their authors and books to the rest of the imprint and the company to maximize the impact of the publishing efforts.

The candidate for this position will have a minimum of 6 years of editorial experience with a major trade publisher and a proven ability to acquire and successfully publish books in the professional development category

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy45e0-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats.