|A fast-growing publishing company is seeking a self-motivated, innovative, and market-savvy Acquisitions Editor to solicit, evaluate, and acquire books/e-books within various areas of engineering.|
Applicants should have a minimum of five years relevant acquisitions experience or three years relevant acquisitions experience and prior relevant sales or marketing experience. An important consideration will be the relationships he/she can bring with them to the position and knowledge of sales, marketing, and distribution channels including professional associations, organizations, and academic institutions with volume sales potential. Ability to perform effectively with minimal supervision, an entrepreneurial approach to publishing, and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are a must. Experience in non-traditional formats and digital publishing is a plus.
-- Identify and research new trends and viable opportunities for the development and successful sale of engineering books/e-books, solicit written book proposals from qualified authors, evaluate book sales potential, run P&Ls, and negotiate and close author agreements
This is a truly unique opportunity with the ability to work remotely should the right candidate present themselves. Salary will be commensurate with experience.