The HarperCollins Leadership (HCL) imprint exists to publish products that, “Feed your inner drive to grow as a leader with integrated leadership development experiences that give you the inspiration, insights, and tools you need to thrive in your current role—and your next.”
Day-to-day responsibilities of the Associate Publisher role will include product and market development, overseeing the editorial cycle from Editorial Board to Pub Board, and delivery of book projects to printer. He or she will also indentify, pursue, present, acquire, and substantively edit 8 to 12 projects per year; will assist the Publisher in overseeing the product line for HCL by creating ancillary products, developing line extensions, and managing brands; will lead special projects for the Publisher; will assist the Publisher in nurturing relationships with key authors and agents; and will represent the Publisher when he cannot be present.
The primary responsibilities of the Associate Publisher include but are not limited to:
Desired candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, education and skills:
Work Experience: At least 8 years in publishing, with 3 or more years in a leadership role. At least 5 years of book acquisitions experience. At least 2 years of online course development experience
Education: Master’s Degree in Business, English, Journalism, Communications, or related field
General and/or Industry Knowledge: Knowledge of book publishing market— key competitors, authors, and agencies; current content, branding, marketing, and sales trends; and online learning trends.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an equal opportunity employer