Editorial Assistant

Book Publishing
G0000229 Requisition #


Assist VP, Executive Editor, Trade, and Editorial Director, Scholastic Library Publishing, in all editorial and administrative capacities on a wide range of titles/categories



  • Liase with the Editorial, Design, and Production departments to track workflow and guide books through the preproduction process.  Assist in reviewing all routing materials for manuscripts and projects
  • Create and maintain individual title records and P&Ls
  • Provide editorial assistance, including copyediting, proofreading and fact-checking, follow up on contracts and payments
  • -Process incoming manuscripts, provide rejections as needed, and manage flow. Write reader’s reports and draft correspondence as requested.
  • Create title information sheets and conduct competitive title information research
  • Assist editors with catalog and book cover copy
  • Prepare materials for meetings, including Acquisitions, List Launch and Sales Conference
  • -General administrative work, as assigned



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 100 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.

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.


  • Strong interest in children’s book publishing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail and ability to prioritize
  • Juggle multiple projects while adhering to deadlines


Computer skills:

  • Proficiency in Word required
  • Knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint a plus

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.

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