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Senior/Executive Editor

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Scholastic Inc.

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New York City, NY

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\u003Cspan style='mso-fareast-font-family: \times new roman\; mso-bidi-font-family: \times new roman\; mso-ansi-language: en-us; mso-fareast-language: en-us; mso-bidi-language: ar-sa'\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cfont\u003EYOUR RESPONSIBILITIES\u003C/font\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E* Acquire, edit and develop a wide variety of products for Scholastic's proprietary distribution channels, including: novelty books, toys, games, paperback nonfiction, licensed movie and television tie-in titles, and other special formats \u003Cbr\u003E* Oversee all stages of production from concept to publication \u003Cbr\u003E* Identify/hire/manage authors, illustrators, licensors and agents \u003Cbr\u003E* Hire and oversee outside packaging companies when needed \u003Cbr\u003E* Negotiate publishing deals, including costs and payment terms with contributors \u003Cbr\u003E* Develop schedules, budgets and P/Ls \u003Cbr\u003E* Monitor workflow between freelance writers/designers, manufacturing, packagers, promotions and art groups \u003Cbr\u003E* Ensure product specs, photos and descriptions are accurate in all systems \u003Cbr\u003E* Meet regularly with club editors to assess product needs and schedule new products in monthly reading club catalogs \u003Cbr\u003E* Track contracts, payments and assorted paperwork as it routes to other departments, including legal and accounts payable \u003Cbr\u003E* Provide direction for promotional copy and product photography for catalog promotion \u003Cbr\u003E* Assist Editorial Director in supervision of support staff \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cfont\u003EHOW YOU CAN FIT\u003C/font\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E* Excited about book and product development, pop culture and brands. \u003Cbr\u003E* Interested in creating original IP, with a background in children's licensing/media, toys or book publishing (5-7 years min). \u003Cbr\u003E* Able to work independently. \u003Cbr\u003E* Have a great ability to be proactive, prioritize work and handle multiple assignments simultaneously. \u003Cbr\u003E* Expertly capable of delivering a variety of new products on tight deadlines with a high degree of quality. \u003Cbr\u003E* Highly organized, with exceptional project management skills. \u003Cbr\u003E* A great communicator, able to work effectively with lots of different personalities. \u003Cbr\u003E* Adept at envisioning new formats and packages and seeing that vision through to publication.\u003C/p\u003E
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\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cfont\u003EWHO WE ARE\u003C/font\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003EScholastic 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 www.scholastic.com. \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003ESome benefits that we offer: \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E* 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment \u003Cbr\u003E* Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance \u003Cbr\u003E* Tuition Reimbursement \u003Cbr\u003E* Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003EThank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic. \u003C/p\u003E\u003C/span\u003E\u003Cdiv class=\job_qualifications\\u003E\u003Cp class=\MsoNormal\\u003E\u003Cfont\u003E\u003C/font\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003C/div\u003E
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\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EScholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer\u003C/strong\u003E. 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.\u003C/p\u003E
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\u003Cp\u003EThose 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 \u003Ca data-cke-saved-href=\http://www.scholastic.com/aboutscholastic/files/EEO-is-the-Law-Poster-English.pdf\ href=\http://www.scholastic.com/aboutscholastic/files/EEO-is-the-Law-Poster-English.pdf\\u003Ehere\u003C/a\u003E.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/p\u003E
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Company info

Scholastic Inc.
Website : http://www.scholastic.com

Company Profile
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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