Acquisitions Editor, Sociology and Anthropology (Remote or Hybrid)

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Job Particulars


Job LocationPrinceton NJ – Princeton, NJ

Distant TypeOptional Work from Dwelling

Place TypeFull Time

Wage Vary$65,000.00 Wage/yr

Journey PercentageNone

Job CategoryNonprofit – Social Companies

We’re searching for an Acquisitions Editor to affix Princeton College Press’ dynamic international publishing crew and broaden our famend social sciences program. That is an thrilling alternative to fee, signal, develop, and collaborate with an unimaginable crew on all elements of publication of a broad and numerous checklist – together with commerce books, textbooks and scholarly monographs – within the disciplines of sociology and anthropology. The acquisitions program is predicted to contribute considerably to the Press’ mission-inspired publishing and international fame.

We search a colleague who demonstrates curiosity and enthusiasm for the subject material and for scholarly publishing, and ideally with prior acquisition and strategic list-building expertise in e book publishing. candidates with prior buying expertise ought to embrace a listing of signings and publications with their submission supplies. Chosen candidates could also be requested to arrange a listing evaluation and publishing proposal to display acquisitions creativity and potential. Candidates with larger acquisitions expertise will likely be thought-about for positions that replicate that have in title and compensation.

This can be a full-time place with complete and trade main advantages that embrace a concentrate on wellness. PUP is a workers selection group in the case of work location and versatile scheduling. The Press respects and trusts that workers can decide the place and the way they finest perform to carry out their function. The chosen candidate will be capable to select both 100% distant (inside the US), hybrid, or full-time in our Princeton, NJ workplace.

Core ResponsibilitiesAcquire and publish c. 20 excellent and impactful books a yr within the specified tutorial fields.Develop a listing that’s balanced throughout e book genres – commerce, monograph, textbooks – fiscally strong, and that features numerous illustration amongst authors.Conceive new e book concepts, set up and preserve creator and advisor collaborations, and solicit and assess new proposals and e book manuscripts.Efficiently handle an acquisitions checklist, together with working with authors beneath contract to make sure well timed supply and assembly of annual transmittal targets; growing manuscripts to align with meant viewers; overseeing peer overview means of proposals or manuscripts; making ready supplies for month-to-month school Editorial Board conferences and inside displays; and collaborating with colleagues in different departments to successfully produce, place and publish books.Attend tutorial conferences and go to campuses to broaden skilled contacts, domesticate new e book prospects, and determine new alternatives in related fields.Current new titles for consideration, together with publishing and monetary rationale, at weekly inside conferences, and negotiate contract phrases with authors and/or brokers.Interact with colleagues throughout all departments and worldwide PUP workplaces as an energetic member of a worldwide crew.Supervise and mentor different members of editorial division, together with editorial assistant or doubtlessly peer editor, relying on expertise and ability set.Place Necessities

A minimal of three required, 5 years most popular expertise in acquisitions editorial with a demonstrated monitor report in buying and publishing titles that make a serious mental and monetary contribution most popular.Editorial data, curiosity, and vitality and to guage, determine, create, and develop e book ideas.Capacity to take initiative, make vital choices, negotiate, challenge handle, meet deadlines, and take artistic dangers.Compelling and efficient written and oral communication and collaborative abilities with the power to community and create generative relationships with Press colleagues, authors, and others within the publishing group.Data of strategies of acquisition, manuscript preparation and normal publishing processes and practices, together with the power to know and use monetary instruments to evaluate the viability of e book tasks most popular.Capacity to efficiently handle tasks by way of all levels of the publishing course of, with a artistic, solutions-based mindset.Laptop proficiency, together with databases and Microsoft Workplace.Enthusiasm for collaboration, and dedication to skilled codes of conduct; the Press’s could also be accessed at

PUP is dedicated to variety, fairness, and inclusion in all elements of our publishing. People who’re members of teams underrepresented in tutorial publishing (which is, based on analysis by Lee & Low, traditionally a majority white, straight, cisgender, nondisabled and neurotypical trade) are inspired to use. The Press supplies a complete and reasonably priced advantages package deal.

Base Wage: $65,000/yr plus in depth advantages package deal. Beginning wage could also be negotiable primarily based on related abilities and prior expertise.

Utility Directions: candidates ought to ship a canopy letter with wage necessities, and a rsum, together with a listing of signings and publications (for candidates with prior buying expertise) at PUP’s software web site.*

* Notice that the quilt letter is valued and reviewed carefully as a writing pattern.

As a consequence of software quantity, solely finalists will likely be contacted.

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