Company Name:

Hay House

Location:

New York, NY

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

March 26, 2018

Acquisitions Editor

Job Description

Job Title: Acquisitions Editor

Job Summary

This position requires a motivated and creative person with a passion for all things related to spirituality, New Age, self-help, and wellness who will seek out new authors and trends.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research emerging trends, experts, and comparative and competitive books to ensure HH is on the leading edge
  • Develop a network of contacts that can be tapped for project ideas
  • Work closely with developmental editors
  • Evaluate proposals
  • Prepare and present titles at weekly acquisitions meetings.
  • Meet annual targets for number of new titles acquired
  • Work with other members of the product team including PR/Marketing and Sales
  • Work with publisher to develop new product types
  • Negotiate deals

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Skills, knowledge, and Abilities

  • 3-5 years in media focused on wellness, self-help, and spirituality
  • Experience working with talent
  • Ability to identify quality content, with a proven eye to recognizing trends
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of the company s core content areas
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data and run reports to identify trends
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational and negotiations skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • PC and Mac skills required, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel
  • BA Degree in English, Communication or other relevant field


Company Name:

Hay House

Location:

New York, NY

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

March 26, 2018

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