Job opening detail :
Assistant Editor, Gallery Books
posted: May 12, 2022
Offered by:
Simon & Schuster
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Gallery Books seeks an assistant editor to support an Executive and Senior Editor, one focused on narrative/prescriptive nonfiction and the other on celebrity/pop culture nonfiction. Responsibilities include: reviewing manuscripts; general administrative duties; organizing and scheduling meetings in MS Outlook; communicating with authors and agents by phone and email; expense tracking; evaluating a high volume of manuscripts; handling all aspects of transmitting books to production.


Some familiarity with the book production process
Meticulous attention to detail and top-notch organizational skills
Ability to anticipate needs and take initiative to solve problems
Capacity to manage multiple (and often competing) deadlines
Love of the highbrow and the lowbrow
Sense of humor and calm under press

Previous experience in book publishing is highly preferred.
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