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CBS Corporation Executive Editor, S&S Books For Young Readers in New York, New York

REF#: 35803

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:

This Executive Editor position will be reporting to the Editorial Director of the imprint. Candidate will responsible to independently edit and acquire extremely high value commercial properties for the imprint for all age ranges - some picture book experience a must. Editing 15 - 20 frontlist titles a year plus paperback reprints, which will include the management of the Salaam Reads imprint. Sharing the responsibility of managing an editorial assistant with a senior Editor. There are a number of important and valuable properties which will be handed over immediately, but this position will require the candidate to seek out new projects in order to continue to grow high profile list.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of 8 years experience, strong agent and industry contacts are essential.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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