Acquisitions Editor, CRC Press

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 28, 2014
Closes
Feb 27, 2014
Contact
Ms. Jessica Flores
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
CRC Press, a part of the Taylor & Francis Group, recognized as a leader in scientific, medical, and technical publishing, is currently searching for an Acquisitions Editor.

DUTIES:

Reporting to the Publisher—IT, Business, and Security, the Acquisitions Editor is responsible for building distinguished and marketable lists in security, homeland security, emergency management, and related technical and management fields. To that end, the Acquisitions Editor will work to acquire and transmit into production a minimum of 25 new titles per year in those areas.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree in acquisition area of responsibility preferred. A minimum of five years acquisitions experience with a book publisher is required; preferably with a technical publisher.

SKILLS:

Candidates must possess excellent writing skills and the ability to work independently and imaginatively in seeking out promising book projects and the tenacity and organizational skills to see projects through to successful publication. Candidates must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Internet research. Planned travel to approximately 5 conferences (2-4 days each) during the year is required. Knowledge of publishing trends and markets a plus.




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Please respond to: employment@taylorandfrancis.com

Human Resources Department
Taylor and Francis Group
711 Third Avenue, NYC 10017
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