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Editorial Assistant, Threshold Editions  
  posted: Mar. 20, 2017
 Offered by: 
Simon & Schuster
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
This position includes key editorial and administrative tasks and will provide an opportunity to learn editorial and publishing skills. Responsibilities include: acting as liaison to production and other support departments, logging and tracking agent submissions, providing reader’s notes on manuscripts, scheduling meetings, answering the phone, routing invoices and contracts, preparing materials for marketing, positioning, and sales meetings; tracking catalog copy and covers, requests for author photos, etc; and acting as a proactive point person for authors and agents on everyday requests. This position will also assist the marketing department in maintaining social media for the Threshold Editions imprint.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidate should have: a Bachelor’s Degree, demonstrated writing ability, knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat Professional, strong organizational skills, ability to communicate clearly, analytical thinking ability, attention to detail, and an interest in and enthusiasm for politics and current events, as well as commercial and bestselling fiction and nonfiction in general, especially pop culture, history, biography, and personal memoirs.
 About Our  
Company: 
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.
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Instructions: 
Please apply online at: https://cbs.avature.net/cbssscareers/JobDetail/Editorial-Assistant-Threshold-Editions/7810
Job #  18001
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