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Children's Marketing Associate


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

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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Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing is looking for a Marketing Associate to develop and execute marketing plans for our Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Beach Lane Books, and Paula Wiseman Books imprints, including frontlist and backlist efforts. The ideal candidate will be an excited, innovative self-starter with a passion for children’s books looking to take the next step in their publishing career. Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing, this position will work on a wide range of acclaimed and bestselling titles across picture book, graphic novel, middle grade, and YA categories.


Specific duties include:

  • Collaborate with team to develop and implement creative, sales-driven campaigns, including acting as point person for assigned titles and programs
  • Work closely with Senior Director and Managers on key titles and other projects
  • Coordinate with internal departments, including marketing, publicity, digital, education & library, ad/promo, editorial, and sales
  • Maintain seasonal advertising grids, working closely with corporate to book all trade, ed/library, and consumer advertising and work with team to track campaign results
  • Copywriting for sell sheets, ads, and other marketing materials

Required skills / knowledge:

  • Previous experience: Must have at least 3-4 years of experience in children’s publishing or a related field
  • Organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Creative approach to problem solving


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City