Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant- Page Street Kids
posted: June 10, 2019
Offered by:
Page Street Publishing
Full Time
Salem, MA
We are looking for a particularly smart, responsible and organized assistant to join our picture book editorial team.

The editorial assistant will work closely with the picture book publisher leading up to and while she is on maternity leave, as well as oversee the picture book submissions inbox. Additionally, this position will also lend a hand to the picture book editors in researching comp titles, writing marketing and sales copy for individual books, creating book flap copy, checking manuscript changes, proofing materials and other editorial duties as needed. Must be proficient in Word and Excel. This is a great opportunity for an extremely organized, responsible, multi-tasker to learn the ins-and-outs of publishing picture books. Editorial and/or assistant experience should be noted and is seen as a big plus.

The salary is $33,000 annually, with yearly reviews. Benefits include 80% of healthcare policy coverage, a healthy personal time off policy and work-from-home Wednesdays. This is not a remote position. Candidates must work in our Salem, MA office.

Page Street Publishing publishes over one hundred original titles a year and the picture book imprint will publish 19 titles this year. The books are distributed by Macmillan except in Canada. Each year we try to help local environmental causes, and last year we donated nearly 10% of our profits to the Trustees of the Reservation and Greenbelt. We use only sustainable paper vendors and print with environmentally-friendly, soy-based ink. Page Street Publishing was founded in 2012 and is located just outside of Boston.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Please include “Page Street Kids Editorial Assistant” in the subject of your email.
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