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Title
Acquisitions Editor
Employer
Rowman & Littlefield
Location
Washington, DC / New York City, NY
Date Posted
05/31/2013
Description
Rowman & Littlefield has long been recognized as a leading publisher in politics and for its co-publishing partnerships with leading public policy research organizations. We seek an acquiring editor with demonstrated public policy acquisitions experience to help build our list and expand our network of co-publishing relationships. The successful candidate will seek out individual authors and expand our co-publishing partnerships in innovative ways for both traditional print and electronic editions. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated book acquisitions experience and a flaire for turning the arena of national politics and public policy into successful book publishing ventures for audiences ranging from Beltway insiders to general readers. He or she will possess superior editorial judgment, an established network of authors and institutions, and an ability to work independently. Candidates should have 3+ years of related publishing experience and outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

Responsibilities include:

• Working with individual authors, agents, and public policy organizations to develop proposals and final manuscripts
• Managing ongoing relationships with current and future co-publishing partners
• Presenting new projects to the editorial board and negotiating publishing agreements


Overseeing the publishing process for each title, including serving as primary liaison with the production, design, marketing, publicity, and sales departments.

About Our Company: An independent publisher with an outstanding reputation, Rowman & Littlefield publishes innovative, high-quality college texts, provocative and timely titles for general readers, and professional and scholarly books throughout the humanities and social sciences. Headquartered in Maryland, R&L also has offices in New York City, Boulder, Colorado, and London.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ROWMAN&cws=1&rid=107

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