Are you inspired by the power of the right book at the right time to impact a young reader’s life? If so, good news: HarperCollins Children’s Books is seeking an Editorial Assistant to provide administrative and editorial support to a collaborative, quirky, mission-driven team at Clarion Books, an imprint in the Children’s division. The Editorial Assistant will support two seasoned editors on a range of projects, with an emphasis on picture books and middle grade and including the occasional graphic novel and young adult titles, by exciting debut talent as well as award-winning and bestselling authors such as Linda Sue Park, David Wiesner, Mary Downing Hahn, Gary Soto, Gary D. Schmidt, Raissa Figueroa, Kate Milford, Avi, Saadia Faruqi, Lauren Castillo, and Karen Cushman.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
This role is currently based out of New York, NY. You will need to commute to the office when it reopens.
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 is an equal opportunity employer.
Our recruitment team will review all applications submitted through www.harpercollins.com/careers. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This role will be taken down when we are no longer accepting new applicants.