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Associate Editor, Entertainment | Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books has an opening for an Entertainment Associate Editor. This position will be responsible for providing support to a Senior Editor, with the primary focus on Disney as well as other Entertainment books and formats. The Associate Editor will acquire or be the project editor for 8 to 10 titles a year independently. They will generate ideas, conduct consumer research, and build industry relationships. Reading and evaluating manuscripts, tracking the editorial process, maintaining title schedules, and assisting Design, Production, and Sales will be part of this job. The Associate Editor will also help with proposal and consumer research, they will track contractual payments, present proposals and they will conduct negotiations under mentorship as well.

Candidates will need a minimum of three years of publishing experience with proven acquisitions and project management skills, along with demonstrated copywriting abilities. Attention to detail, multitasking, and skilled written communications will be essential. The Associate Editor will also have the ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative group.

Chronicle Books is committed to fostering an inclusive company culture that respects and promotes diverse backgrounds and points of view. We look for candidates who will add to our culture and support the company’s vision of a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and collaborative workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Be sure to include “Associate Editor, Entertainment” in the subject line. While this is currently a remote position, the expectation is that this San Francisco-based role will eventually move back in-house when it is safe to do so.