Globe Pequot, a trade division of Rowman & Littlefield, is seeking an Acquisitions Editor to join the Editorial Acquisitions Department located in Guilford, CT.

The successful candidate will have:
  1. Five plus years of editorial experience.
  2. Strong interest in Northeast regional book topics.
  3. Excellent editorial vision, judgment, and market savvy.
  4. A collegial approach and ability to work well with others in editorial, production, and marketing as well as with authors.
  5. An ability to manage deadlines and work independently.
  6. Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

Responsibilities include:
  1. Signing new books that advance strategic and financial goals. This includes generating and evaluating book ideas, soliciting market feedback, presenting proposals to an editorial board, and negotiating publishing agreements.
  2. Managing ongoing relationships with current and future publishing partners and assuming responsibility for books already under contract.
  3. Working with authors from concept to transmittal to ensure publications that meet high editorial standards and prove successful in the market.
  4. Overseeing the publishing process for each title, including serving as primary liaison with the production, design, marketing, publicity, and sales departments.

About Globe Pequot:

Globe Pequot is a vibrant, highly respected independent publisher with a dedication to quality content for a passionate audience. Our imprints include Globe Pequot, Lyons Press, Taylor Trade, Down East, TwoDot, and FalconGuides, and in partnership with expert authors, we publish award-winning books that appeal to a wide range of readers, primarily in the categories of history, biography, sports, nature, local interest, food, travel and outdoor recreation.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter (including the ad number, salary requirement, and where you learned of the opening) to Boone Soukthideth via email or post using the below contact information:

Boone Soukthideth
Rowman & Littlefield
c/o Human Resources

Rowman & Littlefield
Lanham, MD
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