For over 50 years SAGE has published high-quality authoritative works across the social and behavioral sciences. We are proud of our long-standing tradition of offering innovative content created by influential minds from across the globe. As one of the few remaining, truly independent publishers, we are a publisher, first and foremost. Our goal is to publish leading-edge content that offers innovative teaching solutions, approaches, and perspectives to the disciplines that we serve. We are firmly guided by the needs of our market. We are driven to publishing titles that contribute to the learning experiences of students, the teaching needs of instructors, and the practicing needs of professionals.
The Senior Acquisitions Editor is responsible for setting the vision and strategy for a designated discipline(s) in the higher education market that meets financial goals. The Senior Acquisitions Editor is tasked with gaining deep market knowledge through customer insight by establishing author and customer relationships that ultimately help drive product innovation, development and growth across the list. This includes acquiring new products, development of new and revised titles, and expansion and development of our digital product offerings for the designated discipline(s).
This position is a stratgegic role within the College Editorial Department preparing and overseeing key titles in designated discipline(s). The Senior Acquisitions Editor conducts quantitative and qualitative market research and product development activities to validate editorial strategies, analyze the competitive landscape, understand emerging market trends, define customer profiles, and inform go-to-market strategies for assigned titles. The Senior Acquisitions Editor partners with Sales and Marketing to identify, engage, and refine priority target customers through editorial and market development activities, as well as creates and implements market development strategies . The Senior Acquisitions Editor builds strong working relationships with other key departments (e.g., Production, Design, Product Management, Finance, Legal, etc.) to bring print and digital products to successful completion and launch.
The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following: