Acquisitions Associate - ELT

Name of Organisation Marshall Cavendish Education Pte. Ltd.
Job Title Acquisitions Associate - ELT
Role and responsibilities
  • Conduct market research for both print and digital products and interpret the findings to inform the publishing plans.
  • Achieve signing targets in line with the publishing plans and strategic direction.
  • Keep abreast with market trends and customers’ needs.
  • Commission authors and negotiate contracts.
  • Conceptualise publications.
  • Work with authors on proposals and sample chapters and evaluate them.
  • Build business cases and gather buy-in for publication proposals.
  • Assist Publisher in developing publishing programme.
  • Assist Publisher in executing publishing strategy.
  • Manage author relationship.
  • Work with Sales and Marketing on marketing messages to achieve sales targets.
  • Work with authors and colleagues to ensure high quality and timely publications.
  • Good degree with an excellent command of English.
  • Able to understand and respond quickly to market developments, new trends and potential business opportunities.
  • Market focused and commercially driven.
  • Able to build strong personal networks with the education community.
  • Able to demonstrate creativity, excellent communication, organisational and analytical skills.
  • Editorial, teaching or sales and marketing experience, especially in the educational publishing industry, will be an advantage.

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