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Academic Acquisitions Editor

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Acquisitions editor (AE) wanted to acquire content for new products for the Academic Division, which provides resources to the higher education and K-12 markets. Products will include textbooks, professional references, continuing education courses, online ancillaries for instructors and students, and more. Specific subject area assignments may vary based on the AE’s strengths and division needs, but the AE should have content knowledge and/or education in one or more of the following areas:
  • Medicine and rehab in sport and exercise (athletic training, physical therapy, massage therapy)
  • Biomechanics
  • Anatomy
  • Kinesiology
  • Motor behavior
  • Physiology of sport and exercise
  • Psychology of sport and exercise

The AE will conceptualize and acquire products by recruiting and working with authors at every stage of development, from the initial proposal through publication. The AE will collaborate with editorial, production, marketing, and sales staff to develop products and ensure their success. The position requires excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills; knowledge of the higher education market; and an ability to manage multiple projects at varying stages simultaneously. A strong ability to conceptualize, assess, organize, and present information is necessary, and previous acquisitions experience is ideal. Telecommuting will be considered for an experienced candidate.

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