Associate Acquisitions Editor is a great position for someone with a desire to be a part of determining which books and what authors to publish. It involves working with the Associate Publishers and Publisher to identify, research, present, and facilitate the acquisition of books for Tommy Nelson, Nelson Gift, and Zondervan Gift. We are looking for a team player who understands market trends, recognizes compelling content and can identify with the Christian audience.
Editorial and Author Relations
Knowledge: Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, the Bible, and Christian publishing is required, as well as strong editorial and writing skills. This person needs a foundation in the book editorial process. Applicant also needs to have strong skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point) and work well with a team of people. Problem solving skills as well as the ability to manage many responsibilities at once are also necessary.
Work Experience: 2–3 years in publishing
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Writing, Journalism, Publishing or related field
Industry Knowledge: Clear understanding of the Christian publishing industry and the book editorial process.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer