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Acquisitions and Development Editor

January 22, 2018

The Water Environment Federation is seeking an Acquisitions and Development Editor to manage acquisitions and publication development at WEF.

 

Principal Functions:

  • Provides management for acquisitions and publications according to Technical Practice Committee and/or WEF established procedures.
  • Prepares and evaluates publication proposals and business plans.
  • Manages contractors in editing, proofreading, and preparing technical publications.
  • Constructs final documents for production and publication.
  • Researches industry trends and recommends new publication topics and formats.
  • Collaborates with Marketing and Production groups to meet annual goals and deadlines, and provide information for campaigns and product descriptions.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts
  • 5+ years publishing, with a record of successful acquisitions experience
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent organizational skills, with capacity to manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize effectively
  • Computer literate with Word and Web site proficiency
  • Strong initiative, with ability to work independently, anticipate and troubleshoot problems, and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional editorial skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

 

This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment.

Please submit resume with cover letter and desired salary to WEFrecruitment@wef.org

 WEF is an equal opportunity employer