Editorial Assistant, Howard Books, an imprint of Atria Books

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Ref#: 28127
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:

Howard Books, an imprint of Atria Books, which publishes adult trade fiction and non-fiction book with a reach into the Christian market place, is seeking an Editorial Assistant.  Responsibilities include: reviewing manuscripts on submission and providing editorial notes for books under contract; day-to-day administrative/office duties; liaising with authors and agents by phone and e-mail; closely following manuscripts throughout the production process; preparing materials for sales, marketing and publicity.

Proven time management skills, an ability to meet deadlines, and attention to detail. Must be organized, reliable, friendly, flexible, and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Be able to work with confidence in a fast-paced office environment. Possess excellent writing skills and a familiarity with the Christian market a plus

Qualifications:

At least one year of previous editorial experience required, as well as strong MS Office skills

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