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Acquisitions Editor (up to $88k)


Job Description

As Acquisitions Editor, you will be commissioning content for digital Reference products for academic libraries globally. You will also act as authors' and editors' principal liaison during the content development stage to ensure timely delivery and quality of content for select titles. With a mix of strong commissioning, relationship-building, content editing, project management skills, you will be someone who works both strategically and independently to deliver upon the signing goals in a timely manner and within budget. You will also work effectively across the organization to ensure that communication with relevant departments is maintained and content-delivery schedules are achieved.

  • Responsible for the commissioning Reference titles in a wide range of social science disciplines
  • Manage the content development and quality of content for select titles
  • Negotiate contracts and other agreements with editors, authors, and other contributors
  • Deliver content on schedule and on budget; implement commissioning and content development plans effectively and successfully
  • Serve as a team player by collaborating with team members and external partners to ensure high-quality content suitable for the intended audience
  • Through research, be aware of and highly capable of communicating the evolving pedagogical needs
  • Develop relationships and build a network of potential authors and editors
  • Attend conferences each year, whether virtual or in-person (following all COVID safety protocols)
  • Meet with and speak to leading academics in the subject area to ensure Reference program meets market needs
  • Partner with Marketing and Sales departments to support sell-through of product line to global library markets. This includes defining market research priorities, making campus visits, joining sales calls, and conducting competitive research

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    Conferences, Events & Exhibitions Business Intelligence & Analytics New Media & Social Media Editorial & Content Media PR & Communication
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