Simon & Schuster's 2024 Publishing Prologue

1230 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, USA ● Virtual Req #66
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of America's 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 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 http://www.simonandschuster.com."

Simon & Schuster will be offering a sneak peek behind the scenes by offering a select group a chance to participate in a week‑long virtual careers in book publishing lecture series FOR FREE. To be eligible for this program, you must be either a 2023 or 2024 college/university graduate from either an undergraduate or graduate program. This program will offer a glimpse into every aspect of the business through the voices and stories of our own employees in a wide assortment of departments. What does it really mean to be an editor? How does a book get acquired? What’s involved in creating a marketing plan? What goes on in subsidiary rights? What do the salespeople do? These are just some of the questions we’ll answer as we take you virtually inside our building and the many departments that work on getting that next bestseller on the
bookshelf and into your hands.

This week long virtual program will be offered the week of June 3, 2024 and run over five days. Ten unique sessions will be offered; two each day (11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. EST and 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. EST).

To be considered for the program, please submit a resume along with a cover letter explaining why this program would be of interest to you. Please note that you must be either a 2023 or 2024 graduate to be eligible.

Please note that due to what we anticipate will be a very large response, we will not be able to respond individually to all applicants.
Applicants accepted to the program will be notified by May 3, 2024. All selected applicants will be required to sign a participation agreement.

Simon & Schuster US is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. At Simon & Schuster US, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do. From 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. Simon & Schuster US 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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  • 1230 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, USA
  • Virtual