Manager, Children_s Paperback Publishing

Apr 11, 2014
May 11, 2014
Full Time

Your tasks
The Paperback Manager will create the paperback publishing list for Random House Children's Books each season. This manager will oversee the day-to-day processes for the Ember, Delacorte, Knopf and Yearling paperback imprints, working closely with editorial, design and production . The manager will work directly with the associate publisher to develop publishing strategy for the middle grade and young adult paperback program.

_Works with associate publisher and publishing directors to develop a frontlist and backlist paperback list each season.
_Generates support and acts as advocate for paperbacks within the company
_Consults with originating hardcover editors on market, content, style and format of publication.
_Collaborates with art, design and production departments to create new packaging and cover treatments for frontlist titles when appropriate.
_Interfaces with Sales, Marketing and publicity to develop appropriate strategies.
_Responsible for presentation of books at list launch and sales meetings and disseminating pertinent information
_Identifies backlist opportunities and develops strategies for lifting sales.
_Runs P&Ls and is responsible for financial implications of paperback program
_Approves cover copy and taglines for all paperbacks.
_Writes over copy and taglines as well as copy for web and Title Information sheets, for select books each season.
_Acts as editorial lead for select titles each season.
_Keeps current with competition and marketplace trends.

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