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Editorial Assistant Book Clubs

Company name
Scholastic Inc.

New York City, NY

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In this position,candidate will be responsible for providing administrative andeditorial

support foroneEditorialManager, one Assistant Director,and oneEditorialDirector.The teamis responsible

for the creation of monthly Book Club catalogs and handling all tasks from book

selection to catalog execution. This position has a focus on Middle Grade and

Young Adult fiction and non-fiction.


Assist in the monthly compilation of titles that will appear in the catalogs

Schedule meetings

Attend publisher/vendor presentations

Read and select books for use in the catalogs

Keep an index of books read and their reviews

Enter all title information in the systems

Run P&L reports

Create deal memos and production packets for acquired titles

Shepherd books into production and acts as liaison for production matters

Collaborate with the design team, marketing, copywriters, and photographers to gather information, art, and copy for on-line and print catalogs

Liaise and maintain relationships with outside publishers

Communicate with Teacher Advisors or other experts in the field to have the most current understanding of curriculums and education trends

Request samples of manuscripts and books for review

Proofread and check mechanicals and page proofs for the catalogs

Other administrative duties as required


Required Competencies:

Good team player as well as individual problem solver

Excellent writing skills

Highly organized, able to juggle many tasks and prioritize

Able to stay focused in a very dynamic changing environment

Strong communication skills

Knowledge and interest in the field of middle-grade and young adult literature

Specific Experience:

College degree, BS/BA

Strong priority will be given to candidates with experience in children's literature

Specific Skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Office


Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at

Some benefits that we offer:

*100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

*Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

*Tuition Reimbursement

*Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here

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Scholastic India’s mission is to provide children in India with reading and learning opportunities that will cultivate their minds to the utmost capacity and enrich their lives. We aim to offer the best from the world of books and other reading and learning materials produced not only by Scholastic but also by select local and international publishers at prices Indian families can afford.

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