W Publishing is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and highly values diverse backgrounds and insights that fuel our innovation.
Preference is to fill this position in Nashville, TN but we are also open to qualified candidates that are located outside the Nashville area.
Seeking a creative individual to acquire and edit books for W Publishing, a nonfiction imprint of Thomas Nelson. W Publishing is home to many of the most beloved, best-selling communicators and storytellers in the nonfiction categories of spiritual growth and practical living. W Publishing is all about relationships—with authors, with readers and with God.
Knowledge: Expert market knowledge, proven leadership ability, proven success in acquisitions, proven ability to maintain strong relationships with internal and external constituencies.
Work Experience: Proven success as an acquisitions editor with 3-5 years’ editorial experience or other relevant publishing experience. Would consider a candiate with 7-8 years’ experience in publishing for a senior level position.
Education: BA in Humanities, English, Journalism, or Theological or equivalent degree required.
Industry Knowledge: Complete knowledge of the ABA and CBA trade book market, leading authors, and publishers; strong agency and industry contacts, preferred.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.