Title
Acquisitions Editor, Streaming Video
Employer
SAGE Publications
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, 91320
Washington, DC, 20037
Remote
Date Posted
04/21/2014
Description
Millions of people around the world turn to SAGE’s books, journals and electronic products to inform their studies with the latest pedagogical and research materials. With offices spanning six continents, SAGE Publications aims to be the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher by disseminating the finest scholarship on a global scale. Join the team of talented and motivated professionals who are champions of engaged scholarship and creators of innovative and award-winning products.

SAGE is currently seeking an Acquisitions Editor, Streaming Video. This position will work closely with the Licensing Editor to secure the content for an agreed number and size of video subject collections per year for the academic library market. Using a mix of acquisition, commissioning, and licensing this position will bring together substantial video collections of top quality, breadth of coverage, good curriculum fit, and up-to-date relevant content for use in the US, but also globally. This position works with the video Product and Licensing Managers to develop product concepts into practical commercial propositions, as well as working with academic advisory boards, with a deep focus on the needs of social science students and faculty. This position will develop scripts and plans for commissioning/licensing individual videos.

Qualifications include, but not limited to, the following:

Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following:

•Bachelor’s degree required
•3 - 5 years acquisitions editorial experience required
•Experience of working in Higher Education on pedagogical material, developing content to fit with social science curricula needs
•Experience with streaming video or academic multimedia products preferred

SAGE offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the industry with PPO medical/dental/vision insurance provided at an extremely low cost to the employee; a profit sharing 401(k) plan; healthy lifestyle reimbursement, company-paid 5-year anniversary trips to London, Singapore or Delhi; employee tuition reimbursement; textbook reimbursement for employee or family members; an on-site professional development learning forum; and much more.

Qualified applicants should present their resume, cover letter and salary history for consideration to our website at www.sagepublications.com/careers for more information.

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