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Production Editor

33912

New York, NY, US, 10020

Other
New York
Full-Time

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. 
 
For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

 

 

 

 

 

The Production Editor will manage print and digital titles, including mass markets and ebook originals, through the production process from manuscript through bound book or ebook release, working closely with production, managing editorial, editorial, design, and digital to ensure titles are produced accurately and on schedule. Duties include: hiring freelance copyeditors, proofreaders, indexers and evaluating their work; managing schedules of each title in our in-house tracking system; copyediting and proofreading cover copy and other ancillary material for each title; coding and deflagging manuscripts and preparing for design and typesetting.

 

Required skills:
Three to five years’ experience in trade book production editorial is required

Must be MAC literate; fully skilled in use of Word with Track Changes for copyediting, coding, and deflagging manuscripts

Must have ability to review copyediting on paper and proofreading both on paper and onscreen

Familiar with Chicago Manual of Style.

Ability to copyedit/proofread in Spanish is a plus.

 

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.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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