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Book Production Supervisor


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

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 Supervisor will be responsible for 50+ titles per year (1/c, 2/c, and 4/c titles) and will be an imprint specialist for S&S Canada. Supervisor duties include creating schedules and tracking the routing from manuscript to finished books; bidding out titles and providing cost estimates (preliminary estimates and firm P&Ls); calculating paper requirements and reserving paper; reviewing and color correcting interior proofs; discussing jackets/covers with art department (and printer) to ensure design and effects are feasible and cost effective; coordinating with printers/binderies regarding specs and schedule of first printings; issuing POs; checking finished books for quality and possible defects (and working with printer, warehouse, and managing ed/publisher’s office to resolve the issue if defects are found); working with various departments across S&S; and attending production meetings. As an imprint specialist, this person will establish and maintain best production practices for the imprint, working closely with the publishing office.

3-5 years of trade book publishing is preferred.


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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City