Associate Editor, Adams Media
Simon & SchusterStoughton, MA
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Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of â€œAmerica's Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.â€
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