Associate Editor, Adams Media

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Ref#: 35823
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Avon, MA, US

About Us:
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. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
Description:
Adams Media (a division of Simon & Schuster based in Avon, MA) seeks a strong innovator, product developer, and communicator to join our Editorial team. The Associate Editor will research, conceive, and acquire 15 projects per year, including series and non-series books. The editor will pitch projects to the Publishing Board and work with the team to hone the overall vision of the project as well as manage the contracting process and work with author/development team throughout the manuscript process to execute the Publishing Board's vision. The Associate Editor will develop series and non-series manuscripts as needed, focusing on elevating content to meet or exceed customer expectations. For these manuscripts, the editor will manage the entire editorial process, from author delivery to galley review.
Qualifications:
> Must be able to meet tight deadlines.
> Must be sales/marketplace-driven.
> Must be creative and collaborative.
> Must have 1-3 years editing experience, preferably in trade book publishing.
> Exemplary writing skills are a must.
> Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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