Editorial Assistant, Gallery Books

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Ref#: 32026
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:

This position includes key editorial and administrative tasks and will provide an opportunity to learn editorial and publishing skills. Responsibilities include: providing reader’s notes and line edits on manuscripts, drafting cover copy, scheduling meetings, answering heavy call volume, routing invoices and contracts, preparing materials for marketing, positioning, and sales meetings; tracking catalog copy and covers, requests for author photos, etc; and acting as a proactive point person for authors on everyday requests.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have: Bachelor’s Degree, Demonstrated writing ability , Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat Professional, Strong organizational skills, Ability to communicate clearly, Analytical thinking ability , Interest and enthusiasm for commercial and bestselling fiction and non-fiction, focusing on (but not limited to) mainstream releases, pop culture, memoir, narrative non-fiction, commercial women’s fiction, historical fiction, southern fiction, women’s fiction with strong emphasis on relationships, graphic novels, thrillers, horror, and media tie-ins.

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