Job Of The Day: Assistant Acquisitons Editor at Lexington Books

Want to get into publishing? Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, is hiring an assistant acquisitions editor, and they posted about it on our job board.

The listing says:

This is an excellent career opportunity with huge growth potential affording an editor the chance to work very closely with authors, series editors, and other scholars.

Duties include reviewing proposals, preparing and negotiating contracts with authors, overseeing peer review of manuscripts, preparing manuscripts for transmittal into production, acting as liaison with marketing and production departments, working with existing series editors and creating new series, and attending academic conferences.

Why we like it: At this publisher, which puts out scholarly works for academic use, you’ll never have to touch Twilight or its ilk. And the company’s expanding.

You want to apply? You know where to go.