Title
Acquisitions Editor
Employer
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
Location
Lanham, MD
Date Posted
08/11/2011
Description
Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the position is to acquire manuscripts for professional and scholarly books in education and in working with their authors. Other duties include:

~ Thorough knowledge of the publishing process
~ Three plus years’ experience in book acquisitions
~ Proven achievement in acquiring books
~ Liaise with production, design, and editors to ensure timely turnover of manuscripts
~ Meet and discuss publications with the marketing coordinators
~ Communicate as necessary with authors
~ Review manuscripts and negotiate contracts with authors in accordance with R&L policies
~ Represent the imprint by attending professional meetings of interest to educators
~ Working with professional groups who have co-publishing agreements with R&L
~ Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: Candidates for this position should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably a master’s degree; experience in teaching and/or supervising school operations; and experience in editing and publishing.

The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees and their eligible dependents. This package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, prescription discounts, 401(k), flexible spending account, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), vacation, sick leave, travel and book purchase discounts.

The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group 4501 Forbes Blvd Lanham, MD 20706

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