Editor, Simon Spotlight

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Ref#: 32173
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:

Editor needed in a fast-paced environment, working on 25-30 books a year in a variety of formats with a focus on licensed titles. Formats range from board books, 8x8s, and novelty books to beginning readers and chapter books. Simon Spotlight publishes all of the media tie-ins for the children’s publishing group as well as original middle grade and beginning reader series. This is a unique position to work across the board on properties ranging from preschool to middle grade. In this role, the Editor will be responsible for liaising with art and production teams to propose new formats and story ideas and develop them independently. Editor will also be responsible for communicating with licensors, authors, and agents. We are looking for a highly creative editor who has had experience with licenses, strong writing skills, and has worked on a variety of formats. 

Qualifications:
Prior editorial experience in children's books required.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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