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Commissioning Editor

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Hoboken, NJ (Hybrid) or Remote (USA)Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.About the Role: As a Commissioning Editor joining our Life Sciences book publishing team, you will take responsibility for ensuring effective and financially successful product acquisition for and management of our Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Molecular Medicine programs across global markets. You will build relationships with authors from all over the world and across academic communities, developing and applying your market knowledge, subject expertise, and strong networking skills. You will acquire content and products in line with our strategic goals for growth, profitability, and product enhancement by capitalizing on market trends and interdisciplinary opportunities.How you will make an impact:

  • Identify and develop global publishing opportunities across a competitive landscape, within traditional book publishing markets and beyond, including digital publishing
  • Commission individual titles aimed at target markets, meeting revenue and profit goals, building financial models, and managing the review process
  • Negotiate and reach agreement with authors over content, schedules, and contractual arrangements
  • Build and maintain relationships with authors, book editors, and contributors
  • Manage the program of authors and titles published and in the pipeline, including editorial, content, cost issues, market research, monitoring sales results, and analyzing sales channels
  • Champion projects through the publishing process, proposing and implementing solutions for keeping titles on track, handling author queries and troubleshooting
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues in editorial and allied functions such as content, technology, marketing, and sales What we look for:
    • University degree in the field of molecular life sciences or related field
    • Broad subject knowledge in relevant subject fields
    • New product and business acquisition experience
    • Ability to identify promising projects, analyze and shape them for the market
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills including persuasion, tact and sensitivity
    • Aptitude for negotiating with authors including contracts, schedules and other requirements
    • Project management skills and the ability to work on multiple tasks and agendas, with attention to targets, deadlines and a productive and focused work pattern
    • Ability to build and manage strong relationships with authors and team members
    • Ability and willingness to travel globally
    • Self-motivation, energy, engagement, flexibility, curiosity About Wiley: Wiley is a trusted leader in research and learning, our pioneering solutions and services are paving the way for knowledge seekers as they work to solve the world's most important challenges. We are advocates of advancement, empowering knowledge-seekers to transform today's biggest obstacles into tomorrow's brightest opportunities.With over 200 years of experience in publishing, we continue to evolve knowledge seekers' steps into strides, illuminating their path forward to personal, educational, and professional success at every stage. Around the globe, we break down barriers for innovators, empowering them to advance discoveries in their fields, adapt their workforces, and shape minds.Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact tasupport@wiley.com for assistance.We are proud that our workplace promotes continual learning and internal mobility. Our values support courageous teammates, needle movers and learning champions all while striving to support the health and well-being of all employees, for example we offer meeting-free Friday afternoons allowing more time for heads down work and professional development.We are committed to fair, transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive compensation in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. The range below represents Wiley's good faith and reasonable estimate of the base pay for this role at the time of posting roles either in the UK, Canada or USA. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall within the range, however the ultimate salary offered for this role may be higher or lower and will be set based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including but not limited to, geographic location, skills, and competencies. Wiley proactively displays target base pay range for UK, Canada and USA based roles.When applying, please send a cover letter and attach your resume/CV to be considered.#LI-MS1 #LI-RemoteLocation/Division: Hoboken, NJ, USA; United StatesJob Requisition: R2400727Remote Location: No Time Type: Full Time Target Base Pay Range: $70,100 - $100,500

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