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Acquisition Manager

West Midlands
Available upon request
Date Posted:
08 Aug 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Acquisition Manager to join a professional publisher based in Birmingham. The successful candidate will have a commissioning background in publishing and will oversee the acquisition of authors from across the world according to the publishing program.

Key duties:

  • Work closely with the Acquisitions Editors to acquire some for the best subject matter experts
  • Coach and train Acquisitions Editors and oversee the commissioning process and ensure the improvement of author selection
  • Assess and sign off book outlines as per the publishing schedule
  • Build and maintain sustainable author relationships

Experience / skills required:

  • Solid experience within a commissioning/acquisition editorial role within publishing
  • Understanding of technical concepts and software development or interest in the tech industry
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally once a quarter

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to christina@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Christina Dimitriadi

Tel:                    020 3574 4422

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.