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CBS Corporation Editorial Assistant in New York, New York

Editorial Assistant

REF#: 35093

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:

Avid Reader Press seeks an editorial assistant to support one to two editors on a broad range of books, from literary fiction to political memoir, business to psychology, history to narrative non-fiction. Avid Reader Press, a standalone imprint within Simon & Schuster, publishes quality books, with intense focus, in true partnership with writers, literary agents, booksellers, and the media.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cheerful demeanor and crackerjack organizational skills.

  • A curious, enthusiastic, and wide-roving mind.

  • An ability to track an array of editorial projects from inception to publication.

  • A desire to help define and build a new imprint.

  • A collaborative mindset and an eagerness to support all parts of the publication process, from sales to design to publicity to marketing.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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