CBS Corporation Publishing Assistant, Touchstone Books in New York, New York

Publishing Assistant, Touchstone Books

REF#: 27561

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:

Simon & Schuster is seeking a Publishing and Marketing Assistant to work closely with the Associate Publisher and the Associate Marketing Director of the Touchstone imprint.

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

  • Work directly with the Publisher, Associate Publisher, and Edit-in-Chief to maintain annual publishing schedule


  • Work closely with Editorial, Sales Support, and Managing Editorial

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  • Help manage Touchstone’s social media platforms, especially Instagram

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


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QUALIFICATIONS:

College degree. Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle many tasks at once. Knowledge of Excel, Word, as well as general computer skills. Some Photoshop and digital video editing experience a plus. A team player with the ability to work easily with a large number of people. Interest in pop culture and entertainment, literary and genre fiction, practical and narrative nonfiction. A keen mind, strong imagination, and a great sense of humor are all important.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled