The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is seeking a motivated individual to join our dynamic Product Strategy and Development Team as an Acquisitions and Development Editor. The Acquisitions and Development Editor plays an integral part in the identification, acquisition, and development of new and revised publishing projects for the Academy. This full-time, work from home role will assist the Director of Practice Publications in the creation and oversight of realistic budget and schedule projections to ensure each project is published on budget and on schedule. The Acquisitions and Development Editor will be a key contributor to the marketing plan for each Academy publication.
The Acquisitions and Development Editor demonstrates thoughtful, strategic and customer focused decision making. Takes initiative using industry metrics to solve problems and create value for the Academy and marketplace alike. Exhibits strong written and verbal communication skills.
· Bachelor’s degree from ACEND accredited program OR publications related degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field; RDN preferred
· Over 3 years of relevant work experience in a nutrition communications or publications-related position
· Emphasis on scientific, technical, or medical (STM) writing or publishing is strongly desirable
· Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, pay close attention to detail and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
A high level of professionalism, diplomacy, excellent organization, time management, prioritization, and planning skills, combined with empathy, social skills and a positive attitude with the ability to multitask, are key attributes to the successful person in this position.
The Academy offers a salary commensurate with experience as well as an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401k match with IMMEDIATE VESTING!
The Academy promotes a friendly, professional and challenging team-based work environment. Also, the Academy’s office is conveniently located near public transportation: two major Metra train stations (Union and Ogilvie), CTA lines and major bus routes are all within a few blocks.