Associate Editor, Adams Media

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Simon & Schuster Published: January 15, 2020
Location
Avon, MA
Job Type
Category

Description

Adams Media (a division of Simon & Schuster based in Avon, MA) seeks a strong innovator, product developer, and communicator to join our Editorial team. The Associate Editor will research, conceive, and acquire 15 projects per year, including series and non-series books. The editor will pitch projects to the Publishing Board and work with the team to hone the overall vision of the project as well as manage the contracting process and work with author/development team throughout the manuscript process to execute the Publishing Board's vision. The Associate Editor will develop series and non-series manuscripts as needed, focusing on elevating content to meet or exceed customer expectations. For these manuscripts, the editor will manage the entire editorial process, from author delivery to galley review.
Qualifications:
> Must be able to meet tight deadlines.
> Must be sales/marketplace-driven.
> Must be creative and collaborative.
> Must have 1-3 years editing experience, preferably in trade book publishing.
> Exemplary writing skills are a must.
> Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

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