Careers

CAREERS

For a list of our current job openings and summer internship positions, visit:
http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/hachette-book-group/jobs

Hachette Book Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

We hire talent across all functions who work toward our mission: To Publish Great Books Well.

Our employees are the driving force of our business. They have a passion for bringing great books to a range of readers and take tremendous pride in their work. We foster creativity and encourage innovation. And we like to have fun!

At HBG you will have many opportunities to learn and grow in your career - you may participate in our mentoring program and attend in-house training classes, seminars, and open houses with guest speakers and industry experts.

HBG is committed to diversity through the books we publish, the audiences we reach, our philanthropic efforts, the promotion of idea exchange and our employee base.

 

WE LOOK FOR EMPLOYEES WHO:

Love Books. First and foremost, publishing is a business of passion and our employees are passionate about books!

Are Results-Driven. We encourage our employees to adopt a mindset of Continuous Improvement, to set challenging goals, to take risks and be market focused. We value curiosity, creativity and exceptional customer service to clients and consumers.

Are Collaborators, Communicators and Team Builders. We look for people who know how to build supportive and constructive relationships within and outside of the organization. We seek managers who empower employees, establish a spirit of cooperation, set clear direction, delegate appropriately, and seek opportunities to build team members' skills.

Are Organized. We need employees who can prioritize and manage their time and resources effectively and who can flexibly respond to business needs.

Operate Ethically. We strive to create a work environment that is based on respect, integrity, trust, and dignity, where each individual and their contributions are valued.

 

CULTURE AND WORK/LIFE AT HBG

Part of our vision is to be the #1 destination for authors, agents, customers, client publishers and employees.

We strive to maintain our collegial environment, compensate our employees competitively, provide opportunities that allow employees to feel challenged and grow professionally, and enable employees to balance work and personal life demands.

 

BENEFITS

HBG offers a competitive, strong benefits package*:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage start on your first day of employment (including spouse, dependent, and same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partner medical, vision, and dental benefits).
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for transportation, health care and dependent care allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars to cover these costs.
  • HBG's 401(k) Plan includes a generous company match.
  • Life, disability, AD&D, BTA, and LTC coverage.
  • Work/Life Assistance Program that offers short-term confidential support for you and your family members, as well as referrals for counseling, financial planning and elder/child care, etc.
  • Health-related programs through Healthy Hachette and community/volunteer opportunities through Hachette Cares.
  • Other benefits include: Back-up Childcare, Adoption Assistance, employee discounts on our books and our distribution clients' books, and corporate discounts with a variety of local and national vendors.

*The above listings are only highlights of benefits offered to regular employees.  Hachette Book Group reserves the right to change, amend, terminate or discontinue a plan or program at any time for any reason in whole or in part. Certain provisions, including eligibility, service crediting and coverage, may differ for temporary employees.  Official information on benefit provisions may be found in the various applicable plan documents.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Hachette Book Group offers paid summer internships to college students interested in a career in book publishing in our New York, Boston and Nashville offices. Our summer internship program, which begins in early June and extends through mid- to late-August, offers students an opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and explore a field of interest which may include:

  • Editorial
  • Publicity
  • Art/Design
  • Production
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Advertising & Promotions
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative Services
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Customer Service
  • Subsidiary Rights
  • Legal & Contracts

Interns will have the opportunity to work in conjunction with seasoned professionals in specific fields by handling day-to-day responsibilities, helping with special projects, and attending departmental meetings.  To enhance their work experiences, interns will become familiar with all aspects of book publishing through educational sessions that feature speakers from all parts of the company. We look for students who are high-energy, have a passion for books, take initiative, possess strong communication skills, and work effectively with others. The ideal applicant should have a strong academic record and well-rounded extra-curricular interests. Previous administrative experience or internships are strongly preferred.

Students will be paid a competitive hourly rate. Students must also be able to make arrangements to live in the New York City, Boston, or Nashville area over the summer. We do not offer a housing program.

To Apply:
Summer internships are generally posted in the beginning of the calendar year.  All open intern positions will be listed on our Careers link:

http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/hachette-book-group/jobs

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hbg in the news

#1 NYT Bestselling Author Jamie McGuire Signs Three-Book Deal with Forever

New York, NY - August 9, 2017

Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (GCP), a division of Hachette Book Group has acquired the world rights from Kevan Lyon of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency to a new trilogy by Jamie McGuire, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling BEAUTIFUL and MADDOX BROTHERS romance series.  At GCP, Leah Hultenschmidt, Editorial Director for Forever, acquired world rights and will edit the series.  

In North America, the CRASH AND BURN series will be published as simultaneous trade paperback, e-book, and audio editions with the first book releasing in Fall 2018.  A mass-market edition will follow in 2019.   

The CRASH AND BURN trilogy follows the Alpine Hotshots, a diverse group of elite wildfire firefighters who work in the most remote mountains of the U.S., pushed beyond their limits, unafraid to die if not for losing those they love.  

Aug. 9, 2017

Weinstein Books to Publish Three New Books by Morning Joe Co-Host and NYT Bestselling Author Mika Brzezinski

NEW YORK, NY – July 20, 2017

Weinstein Books, in partnership with Hachette Book Group, is thrilled to announce a three-book publishing deal with New York Times bestselling author and co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski. World rights were acquired by Amanda Murray, Editorial Director of Weinstein Books.

A revised and expanded edition of Brzezinski’s New York Times bestselling title Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You’re Worth will release in Spring 2018. The book features advice from such major female voices as Sheryl Sandberg, Elizabeth Warren, Valerie Jarrett, Joy Behar and many others, and will be updated throughout with new statistics, fresh interviews, and thoughtful commentary about the importance of knowing your value in personal relationships. The book inspired Know Your Value, a digital media platform and conference event series dedicated to empowering high-potential women to get the most out of their professional and personal lives. Know Your Value comes to NYC for a full-day event on October 30th.

 

July 21, 2017

Chef and Actor David Burtka's LIFE IS A PARTY Acquired by Grand Central Life & Style

New York, NY—July 13, 2017  

Grand Central Life & Style, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing, is excited to announce the acquisition of a debut entertaining  and cookbook—LIFE IS A PARTY—by chef and actor David Burtka. Grand Central Life & Style’s Karen Murgolo, VP Editorial Director, and Morgan Hedden, Assistant Editor, acquired world rights from Laura Nolan of Aevitas. The book is tentatively scheduled for publication in the Spring of 2019.  

Chef, caterer, and award-winning Broadway and TV actor David Burtka believes that a great party is all about great food and warm hospitality. In his debut book, LIFE IS A PARTY, David will share all of his insider knowledge to help readers create amazing and unforgettable parties and gatherings no matter what the occasion. Each chapter, divided by season, will feature delicious and easy to prepare recipes based on comfort food favorites with a fun and inspired twist – from barbecued ribs and funnel cakes to caviar and chive cream puffs and butter-roasted lobster tails. David will suggest endless ways to mix and match these dishes to suit every entertaining possibility, while offering simple-to-stunning decorating tips, countdown to party techniques, and delegating tactics to make every party a success. LIFE IS A PARTY will be the go-to book for entertaining at every level with ease and grace. 

July 13, 2017