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Associate Acquisitions Editor

Associate Acquisitions Editor

Location: Remote, USA

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

About the Role:

The Associate Acquisitions Editor for Wiley’s For Dummies product team is part business manager, part project manager, and part market researcher. The Associate Acquisitions Editor is responsible for delivering a strong publishing list by sourcing, signing, and managing delivery of products ranging from books to all varieties of digital content and learning tools. The Associate Acquisitions Editor identifies and qualifies product opportunities, and then sources expert authors to create best-of-class content in the globally renowned For Dummies series.

How you will make an impact:

  • Secure approvals for new projects
  • Manage product data in company systems
  • Support content development and design teams
  • Collaborate with internal and external global customers
  • Source SME authors and negotiate contracts with authors and other content providers
  • Manage a world-class publishing list based on assigned topic areas
  • Review, develop, and improve manuscripts and other content

What we look for:

  • Prior experience in publishing and acquisitions
  • Keen ability to synthesize data from multiple sources to inform publishing decisions
  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a wide range of tasks and resources across multiple projects to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfort in working collaboratively using digital communication tools as well as independently to find solutions to emerging challenges
  • Effective, professional written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel with ability to learn proprietary data management systems and Office 365 collaboration tools
  • A strategic, results-oriented focus to drive the business forward
  • Focus on maintaining a strong client/customer relationship
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours on occasion as well as minimal travel

About Wiley

Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.

We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society’s advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.

Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact tasupport@wiley.com for assistance.

We are proud that our workplace promotes continual learning and internal mobility. Our values support courageous teammates, needle movers and learning champions all while striving to support the health and well-being of all employees, for example we offer meeting-free Friday afternoons allowing more time for heads down work and professional development.

We are committed to fair, transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive compensation in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. The target base pay range for this position is $56,000 to $78,067. This range represents Wiley’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the base pay for this role at the time of posting. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall within the range, however the ultimate salary offered for this role may be higher or lower and will be set based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including but not limited to, geographic location, skills, and competencies.

When applying, please attach your resume/CV to be considered.



Location/Division: Indianapolis, IN, USA

Job Requisition:R2301564

Remote Location: Yes

Time Type: Full_time

US Target Base Pay Range: $56,000 – $78,067