Assistant Editor, Acquisitions (L-08-18) | Rowman & Littlefield

Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an entry-level Assistant Editor for its Lexington Books imprint. Duties include tracking proposal submissions, correspondence with authors, drafting contract packages, securing peer review and endorsements, database maintenance, and research. This position is located in Lanham, Maryland.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or humanities. Exceptional organizational skills and outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential.

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An independent publisher with an outstanding reputation, Rowman & Littlefield publishes innovative, high-quality college texts, provocative and timely titles for general readers, and professional and scholarly books throughout the humanities and social sciences. Headquartered in Maryland, R&L also has offices in New York City, Colorado, Connecticut, and London.

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

Boone Soukthideth
Rowman & Littlefield
c/o Human Resources
Lanham, MD
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Please refer to for Rowman & Littlefield’s Equal Employment Opportunity–Affirmative Action Policy Statement, as well as additional information relating to equal opportunity employment.

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