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Publishing & Marketing Associate


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.


Scribner/Marysue Rucci Books is seeking a Publishing/Marketing Associate. This hybrid role will report to the VP, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief.

On the publishing side:
*Responsibilities include: Reading and reviewing manuscripts; Creating tip sheets; Writing flap and descriptive copy; Running P&Ls; Circulating contract materials; Exhibiting grace and efficiency as a liason with authors and agents.
*Coordinate between the editorial and other departments - art, production, publicity, ad/promo, sales, subsidiary rights.
*Perform routine clerical responsibilities such as executing mailings, processing expense reports, etc.

On the marketing side:
*Responsibilities include: Contributing to Scribner/Marysue Rucci Books’ social media outreach (post preparation and scheduling, responding to readers, and researching social media influencers); Conceptualizing and executing outreach to booksellers, librarians, bloggers, book clubs, influencers and other third parties; Executing marketing plans for select paperback reprints (coordinating with the AdPromo department on advertising plans and creative); Handling administrative tasks such as mailings, giveaway fulfillment, and invoice processing.

*Candidate will be a fantastic writer and reader interested in upmarket and literary fiction, suspense, and narrative nonfiction; have great attention to detail; be highly creative, collaborative, and tech-savvy; deadline-sensitive; and preferably have 1-2 years of experience either as an editorial or marketing assistant.


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