Publishing Assistant

Ref#: 32605
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.

Simon & Schuster is seeking a Publishing Assistant to work closely with the Publisher and the Director of a new Simon & Schuster imprint


As part of the Publishing Office, the Publishing Assistant is essential.  While there is a significant administrative element, this is a thinking person’s job with creative responsibilities and opportunities. Major duties include:


Working directly with the Publisher, Editorial Director, Head of PMO/Managing Editor, and Cultural Intelligence Team to maintain annual publishing schedule.

·         Scheduling meetings, compile and distribute meeting materials, maintain detailed follow-up notes and prepare weekly status reports for executive review

·         Review, coordinate, and route catalog copy, jacket copy and mechanicals, pricing and reprint information

·         Working closely with Editorial, Sales Support, and Managing Editorial

·         Facilitate additional book content – reading group guides, back ads, author Q&A, digital bonus content

·         Administrative duties as Assistant to the Publisher

Previous experience in book publishing preferred.
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