Nelson Books is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and highly values diverse backgrounds and insights that fuel our innovation.
The Senior Acquisitions Editor serves in a leadership role in the acquisition and editorial/product development for non-fiction titles in the Christian market.
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.
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 7-8 years’ editorial experience or other relevant publishing experience.
Education: BA in Humanities, English, Journalism, or Theology or equivalent degree required. MA degree preferred.
Industry Knowledge: Knowledge of the ABA and CBA trade book market, leading authors, and publishers; strong agency and industry contacts, preferred.
Pay transparency wording for the posting: The salary range for this position is $68,000 – $90,000. 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