Random House Children's Books - Editor/Sr Editor, Delacorte

Delacorte Press, an imprint of RHCB, has an exciting opportunity for an Senior Editor to join this their team.  Reporting into the SVP & Publisher, the Senior Editor will acquire commercial and literary fiction and focus on middle grade and YA titles. 


Job Requirements: 

• Sr. Editor will acquire and edit approx. 9-12 titles a year.

​• 3-6 years of experience in fiction MG/YA book publishing, with structural and line-editing experience. The ideal candidate will have established relationships with literary agents, negotiation skills, and experience managing books through the editorial/production process, and be extremely comfortable communicating with authors. Series experience is a plus.

• Strong knowledge of the MG/YA marketplace with special interest in MG.

• Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills

• Ability to work in a team as well as able to work independently

• Passion to excel and be creative

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

• Attend conferences (i.e., ALA, TLA), industry events, etc. as required




Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 30367


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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