The Zonderkidz team is in search of a senior acquisitions editor who will be responsible for acquisition, editorial, and product development of children’s and teen products (e.g. picture books, juvenile fiction, YA nonfiction, etc.). This individual will work with the publisher to strategize and manage title plans for product categories to ensure the publishing group produces the budgeted amount of product to meet annual fiscal goals. We work with a broad range of authors including Rick Warren, Sally Lloyd-Jones, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Chrystal Evans Hurst, Linsey Davis, Jess Connolly, and many other leading communicators.
Knowledge: Ability to accurately, efficiently, and economically perform the above duties, producing quality books that reflect editorial excellence and support the HCCP mission statement.
Work Experience: Minimum of 7-8 years editorial experience with at least 3-5 years of acquisitions and macro editing experience.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Writing, Journalism, Publishing, or equivalent degree required
Industry Knowledge: Working knowledge of the trade book market, leading authors and agents is required. Experience creating children’s and teen nonfiction books, preferred.