HarperCollins Publishers

  • Associate Editor

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
  • Overview



    Amistad is currently seeking an Associate Editor to provide administrative and editorial support for the Editorial Director and Senior Editor.


    • Assists in maintaining relationships with authors, agents, department staff and corporate management.
    • Develops, edits, and assists on titles.
    • Writes editorial materials, including rejection letters, title information forms, editorial reports, and some catalog copy; prepares marketing and sales information.
    • Manages editorial schedules; coordinates schedules with production department.
    • Prepares forms, including contract requests, profit and loss statements, production memos, estimate requests and payment requests.
    • Handles expense reporting.
    • Performs administrative duties including answering phones, taking minutes at meetings, and scheduling appointments.
    • Assists editors in the acquisitions process by reading and evaluating proposals, conducting market research for new projects, and researching and developing ideas.


    • Minimum of two years of editorial experience 
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to handle a large volume of work independently
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience


    HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books.  When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred. 


    HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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