Acquisitions Editor (Senior) - Technology

(Remote) Tech-focused publishing company seeking a new Acquisitions Editor (Senior). This role collaborates with fellow editors and subject matter experts to identify, acquire and curate learning content that meets company standards. The Acquisitions Editor is responsible for shaping and executing on the content strategy in the technology space, with a focus on addressing the learning and development needs of the audience. Formats for content are limitless but currently include video, online training courses, in-person conferences, infographics, in-person training, blog posts, books, and audio content. 

Responsibilities:

  • Execute on a content strategy for the platform that includes a mix of video, live training, audio, and text

  • Work closely with various internal departments; editorial, product, and production staff; and externally, with talent

  • Collaborate with sales and enterprise customers to identify and develop custom content

  • Demonstrate effective project management of multiple titles/projects and ensure that all projects release on time and within budget

  • Identify problem areas in content and recommend solutions

  • Build and manage relationships for our talent network

  • Develop intimate knowledge of content in the platform

  • Understand enterprise learning and training needs

  • Serve as internal subject matter expert for assigned topic areas

  • Support sales and marketing with detailed content information during the marketing and sales processes.

 

Requirements

  • Strong editorial and project management skills

  • Strong written, presentation, and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to discern what makes a good learning experience, both in terms of audience and market requirements and the quality of a proposal

  • Ability to work on tight deadlines

  • Ability to write clearly and accurately on technical subject matter

  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, talent, product, design, production, sales and content colleagues

  • Ability to maintain high professional standards in interacting with others—inside and outside of the company—at all times

  • Experience developing text and other training content formats including video, audio, and in-person training.

 

Salary: Competitive SG-4674