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|HarperCollins Christian Publishing|
|HarperCollins Christian Publishing is in search of a Associate Publisher for their W Publishing division. The Associate Publisher assists the Publisher in managing the imprint’s publishing program as well as to substantively edit projects assigned to him/her each year. Day-to-day responsibilities include product and market development as well as leading the editorial team in the acquisitions cycle from Editorial Board to Pub Board and delivery of book projects on time. The Associate Publisher identifies, pursues, presents, and acquires 12 to 15 projects per year; assists the Publisher in overseeing the product line by creating ancillary products, developing line extensions, and managing brands; leads special projects for the Publisher; monitors editorial team performance metrics and leads the work to improve them; assists the Publisher in nurturing relationships with key authors and agents; and represents the Publisher when he cannot be present. |
The primary responsibilities of the Associate Publisher include but are not limited to:
Desired candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, education and skills:
Knowledge: Mastery of the English language, especially in written form; ability to understand and analyze standard financial documentation, such as income statements and balance sheets; proficiency in Microsoft Office software, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; management, leadership, and professional development experience.
Minimum. 7 years in publishing with 2 or more years in a leadership role
Target. 7-10 years in publishing with 3 or more years in a leadership role
Minimum. Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year university
Target. Master’s Degree from a four-year university
Industry Knowledge: Understanding of the Inspirational Book or General Trade book marketplace, including consumer demand, retail environment (physical and online), and competition
Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; proficiency in Chicago Manual of Style; management, leadership, and professional development experience; ability to understand and analyze standard financial documentation; efficient task management; efficient product development management; can lead meetings with specific desired outcomes; public speaking.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an equal opportunity employer.