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Senior Editor at Scholastic in New York, NY

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Opportunity to acquire the full spectrum of managerial skills required for high level editorial work across multi-media: print, ebooks, video, and website.


  • Editing: supporting all phases of publication for professional books and curricular resources, communicating adeptly with high-profile authors, and taking a lead role in production
  • Managing digital products: coordinating revisions and development of new apps, sharing video editing responsibilities, leading archiving efforts
  • Coordinating rights and reprints work to keep the backlist active
  • Editorial projects 60%
  • Editorial management: 40%


  • The position requires 8-10 years of editorial development, preferably in education publishing.
  • The ability to lead a team of freelancers and to collaborate with multiple groups throughout the publishing process is essential.
  • Basic use and knowledge of Excel is required.
  • On-the-job training provided in all systems related to editorial work: EPIC, Woodwing/InCopy, FileMaker


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 97 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.

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. To view the full EOE policy, click here.

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