Publishing Assistant, Atria Books

Publishing Assistant, Atria Books

02 Jun 2022
New York, New york city 00000 New york city USA

Publishing Assistant, Atria Books

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of Americas 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 worlds 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 Childrens 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 .Atria Books is seeking an organized, self-starter to join the team asPublishingAssistant. ThePublishingAssistantwill work closely with the Publisher and Associate Publisher, as well as editorial, publicity, marketing, and sales. They will be responsible for coordinating materials for sales and marketing meetings, tracking pre-orders and retail distribution, routing invoices, circulating sales figures, and more. The ideal candidate will have clear written and verbal communication skills, an acute attention to detail, and keen organizational skills. ThePublishingAssistantworks closely with thepublishingoffice and editorial and will report to the Associate Publisher.This is a unique opportunity to work across all Atria titles and learn about various different aspects of the publishing process.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Work with Associate Publisher to schedule and coordinate agendas for in-house sales and marketing meetings

Organize and circulate materials for in-house meetings and sales conferences, take detailed notes, and prepare follow-up materials for those meetings.

Prepare weekly marketing update

Annotate weekly bestseller list with sales figures

Circulate manuscripts to Sales and Marketing

Manage imprint budget grid and coordinate changes with the Business Office

Handle general administrative responsibilities for the Associate Publisher

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:Relevant experience or internships in editorial, marketing, publicity, or sales

Ability to work independently, prioritize effectively, and meet quick deadlines

Superb verbal and written communication skills

Interest in and enthusiasm for bookpublishing

Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, as well as general computer skills

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.

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