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Title: Publishing Assistant - Children's Literature
Description: The Abrams Children’s Division (Books for Young Readers, Amulet Books, and Appleseed Books) is looking for a Publishing Assistant (PA), spring 2018, to work closely with the editorial group on our list of picture books, novels, board books, novelty, and non-fiction for children ages 0 to 18. The PA should have an interest in current children’s literature and learning more about the publishing process. The PA will work closely with the editorial staff—reading and evaluating submissions, typing correspondence, maintaining departmental filing, updating contact databases, and assisting on creative editorial projects. Beyond editorial, the PA will interact with sales, marketing, publicity, design, and production departments, offering a broad introduction to the publishing world.

Salary $13/hour

Period of Assignment: January through May 2018 (approximate); 12 – 16 hours per week. A full-time assignment may be available, pending discussion and approval.
Requirements: The PA should be proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and have excellent internet research skills with a demonstrated interest in current children’s literature and the publishing process.
Location: ABRAMS is conveniently located in the financial district, NYC
How To Apply For This Job: Email resume and cover letter indicating Publishing Assistant – Child Lit in the subject line to Please indicate your availability in the cover letter.
Date Posted: 11/13/2017

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