Acquisitions Editor

Monday - Friday
Ossining, NY
Posted 2 weeks ago

Orbis Books, the award-winning publishing arm of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, seeks experienced, resourceful professional for our publishing team,  working with authors in the areas of religion, ethics, theology, biblical and, mission studies, as well as helping develop product for general religious markets. Reporting directly to the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, you will be responsible for acquiring a minimum of 12 manuscripts per year balanced to meet our strategic and economic goals. Attendance/participation at professional conferences/exhibits is mandatory; support of overall publishing program including facilities with social media.

Master’s degree in theology, religious studies, or similar program, and 3+ years in acquisitions/editorial at an academic press or equivalent with demonstrable level of success. Excellent command of the English language and Chicago Manual, ability to quickly evaluate competent writing and master edit/deliver MSS for production on schedule. Strong computer and interpersonal skills. Reading knowledge of a second language a plus.

Resume and salary requirements to 914-944-3617 or hr@maryknoll.org

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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