Production Assistant

Ref#: 29899
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.

The Production Assistant will Assist 2 directors with proof, blues and sales material distribution. This position works on both frontlist and backlist. Backlist work for this position includes responsibility for their own reprints, as well as ordering duplicate files for Sub Rights. They will also be responsible for administrative duties for the children's production department including ordering supplies, attendance, distributing reports, and book distribution.

Frontlist duties include:

1.            Fields Subsidiary Rights spec, file and cost requests sent to the Production Department.

2.            Manages internal finished book distro for overseas picture book and novelty titles.

3.            Manages distribution of incoming estimate requests and traffic of invoice paperwork for the accounting department.

4.            Maintains office supply ordering and inventory.

5.            Manages UK sales material mailings of bound galleys and arcs.

Backlist Duties include:

1.            Attend to various admin duties for the department, i.e. assigning reprints.

2.            Manage Lakebook digital reprint process

3.            Manage Sticker inventory

4.            Cut PO’s assigned and maintain all associated communications

Previous experience in book publishing preferred
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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