Avid Reader Press seeks a highly engaged and committed editor to acquire, edit, and help publish a broad range of books, with a particular focus on fiction. Avid Reader Press, a standalone imprint within Simon & Schuster, intends to publish great books, with intense focus, in true partnership with writers, literary agents, booksellers, and the media.
· A defined editorial sensibility and conviction about what makes for a great book.
· Careful, attentive editorial work with writers.
· Committed, passionate work to help connect books to the marketplace.
· A collaborative mindset and an eagerness to guide and participate in all parts of the publication process, from sales to design to publicity to marketing.