Copy Coordinator

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Ref#: 28959
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, 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:

The Copy Coordinator is responsible for routing and tracking all of our digital/feed copy as well as managing the fluctuating title lists for all imprints—adult and children’s—keeping careful track of any additions or deletions to the season. Some copywriting is required, with potential for growth according to candidate’s ability/interest. Interest in and basic understanding of metadata, SEO and discoverability, and the ability to research, identify, and incorporate keywords in copy is a plus. The Coordinator also attends and takes notes at imprint launch meetings, acts as a liaison with our part-time writer and in-house imprint contacts, and manages departmental proofreading and other special projects that include correcting online copy, creating copy for add-ons and eBook originals, troubleshooting feed problems, and more. Strong writing, proofreading, and organizational skills are required and attention to detail is a must.

Qualifications:

Mandatory: college grad; computer literate (MAC a plus); highly organized and extremely detail-oriented a must; excellent writing, grammar, and communication skills; works well under pressure and tight deadlines. A short writing and proofreading test will be administered. Knowledge of proofreading marks; interest in advertising and promotion helpful.

 

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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