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Senior Acquisitions Editor, Engineering (Synthesis)

Springer Nature, New York, NY

A world-leading research, educational, and professional publisher.

Duration: Full-Time


Position: Senior Acquisitions Editor- Engineering (Synthesis)
Location: New York, NY; Jersey City; Philadelphia; Washington, DC; London; Dordrecht; Heidelberg; Berlin
Hybrid working model

Job Duties:
* Pursues an active and efficient acquisitions policy in the Engineering subject area through correspondence, required meetings/trips, telephone, consultations with advisors, etc.
* Approximately 20%-40% travel as well as strong initiative and independent functioning is required in this position.
* Prepares and executes publishing contracts.
* Maintains and develops a circle of reviewers and advisors and evaluates their judgments.
* Maintains continuous cooperation and dialogues with marketing, promotion and production concerning individual projects as well as general questions of mutual interest.
* Maintains communication with US and Global editorial counterparts about specific immediate questions as well as long term strategy questions. Works with various branches in coordination of the international program.
* Supervises final editorial preparation of manuscripts for production.
* Discusses, assumes and proposes financial and budgetary plans for program. Ensures that financial reports, status reports, budget forecasts, etc., can be made on the basis of readily available material.
* Develops guidelines, plans, reporting systems, etc., to implement publishing plans. Maintains current status of all projects in the program via reporting system.
* Reviews and discusses new projects and plans with editorial colleagues particularly in overlapping areas.
* Any other duties as required by manager.


Job Requirements:
* College/University degree. 
* 5 years experience as an acquisitions editor required.
* Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills required.
* Must be willing and able to travel.

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