Academic Studies Press, Acquisitions / Editorial
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Academic Studies Press, located in Brighton, MA, is seeking an acquisitions associate to work 24 hours per week.
The acquisitions associate will be responsible for:
-Working with series editors to consider prospective authors
-Communicating with prospective and current authors
-Performing initial evaluations on proposals
-Maintaining relationships with series editors
-Organizing information about all projects
-Preparing for and attending conferences
-Acting as liaison between the press and its authors
The qualified candidate will have the following:
-An academic background, with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, ideally in the social sciences or humanities
-The ability to work independently and with others
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in writing, over the telephone, and in person
-The ability to multitask
-Excellent organizational skills
-Computer literacy and ability to use computer programs including Word, Excel, database programs, and document and image files.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
-Interest and/or background in Slavic studies and/or Jewish studies
-Experience in publishing and/or acquisitions
-Experience in contract negotiation
This is a part-time position (24 hours a week) with the potential of turning into a full-time position after 6 months. Compensation: $15 per hour. Employees will need to be able to commute to our office in Brighton three days per week.
Pleas send resume and cover letter to:
For more information about Academic Studies Press please visit to our website at www.academicstudiespress.com.
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Russian or Soviet History / Studies