Simon & Schuster Production Editor
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, 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 Editor will manage print and digital titles, including mass markets and eBook originals, through the production process from manuscript through bound book or eBook release, working closely with production, managing editorial, editorial, design, and digital to ensure titles are produced accurately and on schedule. Duties include: hiring freelance copyeditors, proofreaders, indexers and evaluating their work; managing schedules of each title in our in-house tracking system; copyediting and proofreading cover copy and other ancillary material for each title; coding and deflagging manuscripts and preparing for design and typesetting.
Three to Five years’ experience in trade book production editorial; must be MAC literate; fully skilled in use of Word with Track Changes for copyediting, coding, and deflagging manuscripts; skilled in copyediting on paper and proofreading; familiar with Chicago Manual of Style.
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