Senior Editor - Young Adult Market

New York
Jun 19, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
ABRAMS seeks a detail oriented individual, who is devoted to making good books for the young adult market, to be responsible for editing and project managing 12 - 15 titles per year for Amulet Books, a growing middle grade and young adult fiction imprint, with a particular focus on young adult fiction. Individual will be responsible for acquiring strong titles; seeing titles through all stages of the editing process; successfully negotiating contracts; creating P&Ls; managing book schedules; collaborating with authors, managing editorial and the design and production teams on publications; preparing materials and presentations for sales conferences.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree; minimum 7 years of editorial publishing experience; excellent writing and communication skills; keen understanding of the publishing market and the young adult fiction market in particular. We are seeking an individual with established relationships in publishing with the ability to bring important projects to the list with a demonstrated ability to seek out strong, innovative projects. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to create and maintain simple databases. PowerPoint and InDesign skills a plus.

Please include salary requirements in cover letter along with resume.

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