CBS Corporation Editor, Simon & Schuster Spotlight Books in New York, New York

Editor, Simon & Schuster Spotlight Books

REF#: 26627

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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:

Editor needed in a fast-paced environment, working on 25-30 books a year in a variety of formats from storybooks to novelty books, beginning readers and middle grade novels for licensed and non-licensed properties. Simon Spotlight is an imprint publishing original middle grade and beginning reader series as well as all of the media tie-ins for the children’s publishing group. This is a unique position to work across the board on properties ranging from preschool to middle grade and develop intellectual properties as well. In this role the Editor will be responsible for liaising with art and production teams to see a book through independently from inception to publication. Editor will also be responsible for communicating with licensors, authors, and agents. We are looking for a highly creative editor who has had experience with a variety of formats and who is eager to be innovative with licenses and original properties ripe for development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of 5 years experience needed, experience working on licensed properties required, an emphasis on preschool publishing preferred, writing experience preferred. An ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects expected.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled