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Associate Editor, Adams Media
posted: Aug. 2, 2022
Offered by:
Simon & Schuster
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Adams Media, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, informs, instructs, and inspires readers across a variety of lifestyle categories by providing the content they’re looking for, from the experts they follow and trust.

We seek a strong innovator, product developer, and communicator to join our Editorial team. The Associate Editor will research, conceive, and acquire 15-20 projects per year, including series and non-series books, across a variety of nonfiction categories.

The Associate Editor will pitch projects to the Publishing Board and work with the team to hone the overall vision of the project. The Associate Editor will be responsible for identifying and contracting the right content expert to author these in-house developed ideas. The ideal candidate will be able to successfully manage a number of projects in different stages of the editorial process, following each project through from idea generation to publication.


1 to 3 years of editorial, marketing, or communications experience, preferably in trade book publishing

Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must be a creative self-starter who thrives in a collaborative environment

Must be sales and marketplace-driven

Familiarity with social listening and media monitoring tools a plus

Proficiency with Microsoft Office
About Our  
Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories.

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