Editor, Atheneum Books for Young Readers
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, 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.
Editorial position reporting directly to the publisher. Candidate will responsible to independently edit and acquire high value commercial and literary properties for the imprint for all age ranges but with a focus on picture book fiction and non-fiction. Editing 10 – 15 frontlist titles a year plus paperback reprints. Sharing the responsibility of managing an editorial assistant with an Executive Editor. There are a number of important and valuable properties which will be handed over immediately, but this position will require the candidate to seek out new projects in order to continue to grow high profile list.
5 years experience, strong agent and industry contacts a must.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled