London office or UK wide home-based

 

Acquisitions Editor, Library Reference

 

£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

A global research publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking to recruit an Acquisitions Editor to commission content for digital Reference products for academic libraries globally.

Industry  Library Reference Scholarly Publishing

Function    

Duration  Permanent

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP

 

A global research publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking to recruit an Acquisitions Editor to commission content for digital Reference products for academic libraries globally.

As part of the growing Library Editorial team you will work within a dynamic program to increase the digital product portfolio for library customers, with responsibility for the following:

  • Commissioning Reference titles in a wide range of social science disciplines
  • Managing the content development and quality of content for selected titles
  • Negotiating contracts and other agreements with editors, authors and other contributors
  • Delivering content on schedule and on budget
  • Collaborating with team members and external partners to ensure suitable high-quality content
  • Researching and communicating the evolving pedagogical needs
  • Developing relationships and building a network of potential authors and editors
  • Attending relevant annual conferences
  • Liaising with leading academics to ensure Reference program meets market needs
  • Partnering with Marketing and Sales departments to support sell-through to global library markets
  • Defining market research priorities, making campus visits and conducting competitive research.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with commissioning experience in academic publishing, ideally for the library markets. Have a proactive approach with good commercial and research awareness. The ability to plan and manage multiple projects and effectively multitask. Also the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders including senior academics.

 

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus, and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com  quoting the reference TP 667. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

Referral Scheme – Telfer Partners offer a referral reward if we fill this vacancy with someone you recommend. You can send us contact details of anyone you would like to recommend to enquiries@telferpartners.com.

 

Acquisitions Editor, Library Reference

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