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Associate Managing Editor - Disney Hyperion, Hyperion Avenue

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 980359BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jun. 02, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is one of the world's largest publishing brands, igniting imagination through storytelling in ever-inventive ways. As part of the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment, DPW and its affiliates through its publishing business bring the magic of The Walt Disney Company’s powerful brands and franchises, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, ESPN, 20th Century Studios, and National Geographic, to fans everywhere. DPW, through its vertical publishing operations and global licensing structure, creates and publishes best-selling books, comics, magazines, learning and digital interactive storytelling products, audio books, eBooks, and apps. DPW publications and storytelling products are available in more than 70 countries in 45 languages.

The Associate Managing Editor of Disney Hyperion (the Kids imprint), Hyperion Avenue (Adult) and associated imprints helps manage the editorial, design, and copyediting workflow of approximately 200 titles a year—a combination of picture books, fiction, author-driven franchise titles, and paperback reprints under the supervision of the Managing Editor. You will also be the liaison between editorial, design, copyediting, production, marketing, publicity, sub rights, and sales. You will report into the Managing Editor.


  • Help traffic stages of proof to/from editorial, design, compositor, copyediting, and production
  • Attend weekly production meetings with editors, copyeditors, and designers; runs title reports as requested or required
  • Attend meetings with sales and marketing on a seasonal basis to determine sales material needs; helps keep sales and marketing informed of changes in sales material delivery dates
  • Help maintain the publishing databases and systems with accurate data regarding schedules, title information, and file availability. This includes preparing and uploading work-in-progress materials. Aid in administrative tasks (uploading and downloading files, routing, sytems cleanup, etc.)
  • Help manage the daily workflow and keep all internal departments informed of changes. This includes approval of ISBN requests, change memos, etc.
  • Help process change memos and initial title set-up, entering information into the PUBS database
  • Create barcodes and upload to PUBS database

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in publishing; knowledge of publishing workflow; understanding of publishing functions and processes
  • Excellent project management skills to work with all departments
  • An adept problem solver who can work with internal contacts at higher levels
  • Proficiency with MS Office and complete familiarity with Macs required. Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Reader a plus. Experience in basic databases preferred (Filemaker Pro, ACT, or others)

Additional Information:

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at


About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Buena Vista Books, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Buena Vista Books, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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