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Publication or Company John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Job Title Acquisitions Editor, Journals
Industry B2B Publishing, Book Publishing, Magazine Publishing, Scientific Publishing
Salary Under $75,000
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Hoboken, NJ
Job Requirements Working as an Acquisitions Editor, you will be independently responsible for the financial and editorial development and the editorial management of life sciences journal titles, working within a subject team of editorial, marketing, and production colleagues, in both
local and global Wiley-Blackwell offices.

You will research and implement ideas for developing content, revenue, and profitability of titles managed; propose and agree financial forecasts and other key financial decisions; monitor contract terms for our own titles; and maintain a broad overview of competitor activity and market developments.

•Minimum 3 years’ editorial acquisitions experience in scholarly publishing, preferably journals
•Knowledge of academic journals publishing and specific requirements of learned societies and life sciences communities
•Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and leadership skills
•Strong negotiation and presentation skills
•High level of diplomacy and effective problem-solving skills
•Excellent written and oral communication skills, highly motivated and achievement-oriented
•Must be able and willing to travel to society and journal editorial board meetings and conferences
•Ability to assess impact of income or expenditure decisions and draft journal budgets
•Understanding of financial models
•Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
•College degree required, biological sciences preferred

Compensation & Benefits
•Competitive Base Salary
•Wiley provides Incentive Plans to reinforce and sustain a culture devoted to excellent performance; to emphasize performance against specific objectives at the corporate, business, product line and individual levels; and to reward significant contributions that further the success of our business objectives.
•For Health and Welfare Benefits information please click on the following link: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-301743.html
About Our Company John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is a leading global publisher providing must-have content and services for the academic, scientific, technical, medical, scholarly and professional markets.

Wiley is an equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce that will allow us to compete effectively in a diverse, global marketplace. Currently, as one of Forbes' "Biggest Best Companies" and Book Business Magazine's "20 Best Book Publishing Companies to Work For", and formerly as one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" and Working Mother Magazine's "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers", Wiley is committed to fostering a work environment in which all colleagues are valued and can enjoy professional success.
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