Associate Editor (Project) (New York)


: $59,885.00 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Media

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Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the worlds most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Business Unit Overview

The Warner Bros. Television Group oversees and grows the entire portfolio of Warner Bros. television businesses, including worldwide production, traditional and digital distribution, and broadcasting.

Posting Job Description

What part will you play?

Alloy Entertainment seeks an Associate Editor (Project) for Alloy's Editorial team based in New York City. Responsible for developing new ideas, working with writers, and interfacing with editorial counterparts at publishing houses and interfacing with other members of the publishing community.

  • Develop, edit, and manage a list of approximately 6-8 titles per year with limited supervision.
  • This includes: providing line and overarching edits to authors; writing detailed plot and character outlines for ghostwritten and development projects; writing and editing cover and promotional copy; maintaining author and publisher schedules; negotiating deals with writers.
  • Pitch and develop story and property ideas, from one-liners to full plot treatments. Development goal is to sell 3 original projects per year.
  • Oversee The Collaborative program to find new writers and projects for acquisition
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with writers (for existing and new projects), editors, publishers, and agents.

What do we require from you?
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • BA/BS degree.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in editorial, preferably in book publishing. Experience in childrens/YA books a plus.
  • Proven experience in development.
  • Knowledge of the marketplace, in publishing, film, and television.
  • Ability to develop and help supervise editorial assistants.
  • Ability to manage complex book schedules with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to participate in managing the development process.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Established relationships with writers and agents.
  • Ability to develop and help supervise editorial assistants.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well with a team as well as independently.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours to accommodate crash schedules.
  • Executive Vice President, Head of Development.
  • Senior Vice President, Editorial Director.

The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.

Associated topics: article, composer, compositor, content, draft, newsperson, newswriter, proofread, text, writer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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