Harper is looking for a highly motivated Senior Editor to focus on commercial fiction.
Acquire lead-level titles with critical and bestselling potential.
Shepherd manuscripts through the production process from concept to bound copy.
Work directly and negotiate contracts with authors and agents.
Work with the marketing and publicity groups to develop marketing and promotional plans.
Obtain production quotes, run profit and loss statements, prepare acquisitions materials.
Write fact sheet, jacket, and catalog copy; review all marketing materials.
Present titles at various sales meetings.
At least 5 years of editorial and acquisitions experience within the publishing industry
Proven experience in acquiring and publishing multiple profitable and/or critically viable projects
Established relationships with agents and industry colleagues
Great negotiation skills
Strong speaking and writing skills
Proven ability to set priorities under pressure and multi-task effectively
Strong understanding and awareness of general marketplace and relevant market segments within industry
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