Full Time Job

VP and Editorial Director, Fiction

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 09-03-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
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's flagship imprint is seeking a qualified editor to lead our fiction program. The ideal candidate should have experience acquiring and editing a broad range of fiction – from literary to commercial – with an interest in works that tackle topical issues, give voice to emerging ideas in the culture, and complement Simon & Schuster's strength as a leading publisher of nonfiction.

The editorial director will report to the publisher and work with colleagues to cultivate and direct the publication of approximately 30 titles per year. We're looking for someone who will articulate a compelling vision for bringing new authors to our list, particularly those who add diversity and distinction to our publishing program.

Experience in book publishing is required.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d55271-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.