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Don Mills, Ontario

Date posted:
February 16, 2012

Deadline for applicants: March 6, 2012

Acquisitions Editor

Oxford University Press

Acquisitions Editor
Higher Education Division

Oxford University Press is Canada’s fastest growing publisher of market-leading textbooks, ebooks and innovative learning solutions in a variety of post-secondary disciplines. Oxford’s Higher Education Division is looking for a dynamic, results-driven Acquisitions Editor to join our team in the Toronto head office.

To succeed at OUP, you must be articulate, resourceful, and someone who thrives in a fast-moving work environment. Finely honed organizational skills and the ability to prioritize quickly and effectively allow you to manage numerous projects simultaneously to deadline. You are a passionate team player, and you seek out creative solutions to meet the needs of today’s students and instructors. An innovative self-starter, you have experience working with new media and digital publishing. You’re a persuasive public speaker, and comfortable in front of a crowd. As a member of the acquisitions team, you’ll travel Canada seeking out new authors for and to promote our fast-growing higher education lists.

You must hold a university degree and have a minimum of 3 years sales and/or editorial or marketing experience in the publishing industry. Digital publishing and new media experience is an asset.

At OUP, we're committed to hiring, rewarding, and retaining the best people. Being a member of our team entitles you to a comprehensive benefits program, company car, and generous compensation plan.

Job Requirements

• Work with authors to develop and prepare new projects for approval
• In collaboration with other departments, prepare accurate project budgets and sales projections
• Effectively manage strategic growth and development of publishing lists in a variety of disciplines
• Coordinate the development of digital and new media resources to meet market needs
• Work with sales representatives in the field to promote OUP titles and learning solutions
• Attend sales conferences to present new titles and products to sales and marketing teams

Please forward your résumé and cover letter by March 6, 2012 to:

Human Resources Manager
Oxford University Press Canada
8 Sampson Mews, Suite 204
Don Mills, ON
M3C 0H5

Fax: 416-441-9472

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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