LINGUIST List 15.659

Sat Feb 21 2004

Jobs: Acquisitions: Manager, Blackwell Publishing

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  1. USAJobs, Acquisitions: Manager, Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

Message 1: Acquisitions: Manager, Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 10:52:14 -0500 (EST)
From: USAJobs <>
Subject: Acquisitions: Manager, Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

University or Organization: Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
Department: Books Editorial
Rank of Job: Manager
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics, Acquisitions


If you are a highly motivated individual who will be able to
commission and publish titles in Linguistics, and direct the
profitable growth of the list globally, we have the perfect
opportunity for you. We are currently seeking an Acquisitions Editor
to be a strategic part of our Academic & Science Books Division.

Candidate is required to have demonstrated effective business
communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills, including
the ability to present arguments clearly and convincingly one-on-one
and in a group setting. Project and relationship management skills are
essential, including the ability to relate successfully to a variety
of people externally and internally and to form strong relationships
with authors and editors. This position requires strong organizational
skills and a keen attention to detail, along with the demonstrated
ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. A high level of
diplomacy, along with demonstrated effective negotiation and
problem-solving skills are essential. Candidate must be computer
literate and proficient in MS Word and Excel. Must be willing and able
to travel up to 20% of the time (local and international) and be able
to undertake some weekend work. Supervisory skills and/or experience,
specifically in performance management and mentoring, are a plus. A
minimum of 4 year's experience in publishing with increasing
responsibility - experience in acquisitions highly desirable; and a
Bachelor's Degree are required. Experience in academic textbook
publishing a strong plus.

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND salary requirements,
referencing job code: AEL-SS, to:

Blackwell Publishing offers a very generous and comprehensive benefits
package and is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity at
all levels of the organization.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources
	350 Main Street
	Malden, MA 02148
	United States of America

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Human Resources
	Tel: 781-388-8200

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