Editorial Assistant

Book Publishing
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We are seeking to hire an Editorial Assistant for Branches, Acorn and Readers. This individual will assist the Publisher and Associate Publisher with nonfiction publishing. Responsibilities will include writing fact sheets, catalog copy, flap copy and title maintenance. The Editorial Assistant will perform general office duties including calendar management and scheduling meetings. In addition, he/she will act as a liaison with other departments and take detailed notes at meetings. 




  • A college degree with an Early Childhood major and nonfiction minor is desired
  • Proficient in major computer programs
  • Proofreading skills


Application Instruction: Please include a cover letter in your application explaining why you're qualified for the position and interested in the opportunity.





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.


Application Instruction: Please include a cover letter in your application explaining why you're qualified for the position and interested in the opportunity.


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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