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Acquisitions Editor

at Editorial- Books/Journals  |  Salary: Competitive |  Job#: SG-4463 |  26 Apr 2017

(Connecticut) Acquisitions Editor – Leading Trade Publisher is seeking an Acquisitions Editor to join their Editorial Acquisitions Department.

Responsibilities Include:
Signing new books that advance strategic and financial goals. This includes generating and evaluating book ideas, soliciting market feedback, presenting proposals to an editorial board, and negotiating publishing agreements.
Managing ongoing relationships with current and future publishing partners and assuming responsibility for books already under contract.
Working with authors from concept to transmittal to ensure publications that meet high editorial standards and prove successful in the market.
Overseeing the publishing process for each title, including serving as primary liaison with the production, design, marketing, publicity, and sales departments.

Qualifications Include:
Five plus years of editorial experience.
Strong interest in northeast regional book topics.
Excellent editorial vision, judgment, and market savvy.
A collegial approach and ability to work well with others in editorial, production, and marketing as well as with authors.
An ability to manage deadlines and work independently.
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.


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