HCCP is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and highly values diverse backgrounds and insights that fuel our innovation.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s gift divisions (Thomas Nelson & Zondervan) are industry leaders in Christian gift book products publishing meaningful high-design books such as four-color and two-color devotionals, seasonal gift books, traditional gift books, and lifestyle books. Our successes include gift books and devotionals from top communicators such as Max Lucado, Emily Ley, Sadie Robertson, Lysa TerKeurst, David Jeremiah, and many more. We are also home to bestselling brands, such as Jesus Calling and Cozy White Cottage.
Our successful candidates are highly motivated, deeply creative, immersed in Christian and cultural trends and know how to create a bestselling book. They will also excel in communications at all levels as this position works closely with a variety of internal teams, authors, and agents throughout the acquisitions process.
This key role solicits, acquires, evaluates, and completes the developmental edit for approximately 14-18 new titles annually in the aforementioned publishing areas. You will be joining a fast-paced team that is excited to grow our imprints into expanding markets. If you have an affinity for teamwork, collaboration, entrepreneurship, growing relationships, creativity, and inspiring those around you, we’d love to hear from you.
The preference is to fill this position in Nashville, TN but we are also open to qualified candidates that are located outside the Nashville area.
Work Experience: Minimum 3-5 years’ editorial experience or other relevant publishing experience, required. Acquisitions or agenting experience strongly preferred. Experience in specialty or 2/4-color publishing preferred.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Writing, Journalism, Publishing, or equivalent degree required.
Industry Knowledge: Working knowledge of the book market, leading authors, and agents, strongly preferred. General knowledge of the book creation process.
Pay transparency wording for the posting: The salary range for this position is $56,000 - $75,000. We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
In addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer