The Publisher is charged with overseeing all aspects of our Spanish publishing business. This includes long-term strategic planning, development of the annual business plan, overseeing product development and marketing, collaborating with sales on the development and implementation of sales plans, analyzing financial performance and interfacing with peers as well as senior leadership of the company. The publisher has oversight of both an editorial team and a marketing team. In addition, the Publisher will be personally responsible for identifying, pursuing, presenting, and acquiring multiple projects per year. Success will be defined as meeting or exceeding annual goals and plans – especially revenue, expense and profit goals.
The primary responsibilities of the Publisher include but are not limited to:
Work Experience: At least 10 years in publishing, with 3-5 years in a leadership role that included budget planning and forecasting, and P&L responsibility. At least 5 years of book acquisitions experience. Supervisory experience managing multiple direct reports required.
Education: Master’s Degree in Business, English, Journalism, Communications, Instructional Design, or related field strongly preferred; Bachelor’s degree required. Additional training in business management or fundamentals of finance/accounting is desirable.
General and/or Industry Knowledge: Knowledge of book publishing market— key competitors, authors, and agencies; current content, branding, marketing, and sales trends. Knowledge and experience working in the Spanish market space strongly preferred.
Management, leadership, and professional development skills;
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.