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|National Association of Social Workers|
|750 First Street NE|
Washington, DC 20002
Responsible for the acquisition and project development of print and digital products for NASW Press. Conduct research to expand the domestic and international titles in the book program. Acquire book authors, proposals, manuscripts, and reviewers.
BASIC DUTIES &
Recruit authors for submission of book proposals and manuscripts
a. Research prospective authors and related book titles, develop and maintain an author contact list
Procure reviewers for the NASW Press book program
a. Solicit and initiate contact prospective reviewers
Oversee Acquisition Projects from Proposal to Author Agreement
a. Evaluate proposals and manuscripts for their publishing potential
a. Assist authors with developmental editing for proposals and manuscripts
Skills: Requires knowledge of book acquisitions and publishing process. Must have good editing and organizational skills. Requires excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Must have ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Knowledge: Requires a command of the English language. Must have knowledge of editing and publishing procedures and processes. Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent relevant work experience.
Experience: Requires at least 2 years of related work experience and proven experience in publishing.
For more information about NASW, our programs, and our mission, please visit our website at www.socialworkers.org. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history with the position announcement number #1376 to: NASW Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.