HarperCollins Publishers

Senior Editor - Dey St

Job Locations US-NY-New York




Dey Street Books is currently seeking a Senior Editor to acquire high profile manuscripts and proposals for the imprint.


Dey Street Books is built on the idea that by publishing celebrated and diverse creatives with precision and innovation, we will deliver singular and successful publications. Time and time again readers come to our books for content that educates, inspires and entertains. Dey Street, where the culture comes to live.


  • Solicits, acquires, evaluates and develops high profile manuscripts
    and proposals for a nonfiction-focused list.
  • Contributes to and participates in short and long term development and growth of the
    publishing program.
  • Manages and coordinates editorial production and publication schedules.
  • Oversees fact sheet, jacket and catalog copy; reviews marketing and publicity materials.
  • Conducts and analyzes sales research, with a deep understanding of p&ls.
  • Develops and maintains strong and extensive agent and author relationships.


  • Minimum 5-6 years of relevant editorial experience
  • Established agency contacts
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong, succinct presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels across the organization
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and set priorities under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office


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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