Human Kinetics Publishers has an open position for an Acquisitions Editor (AE) who is responsible for creating new print and digital products ranging from sport and coaching guides, professional references, and continuing education courses related to sport-specific strength and conditioning and athletic development.
The AE will conceptualize and acquire 16 to 20 new products annually by recruiting and working with authors and editors from the initial proposal stage through publication. The position requires excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills, a demonstrated knowledge of the strength and conditioning market, latest research, and professional standards, and an ability to manage multiple projects at
varying stages at the same time. A strong ability to conceptualize, assess,
organize, and present information effectively is necessary and previous
editorial experience is ideal.
Also, a current professional fitness-related certification from an NCCA-accredited program, applied experience in athletic training, strength and conditioning, or sport coaching, and a personal passion for sport is strongly preferred.
Candidate must be able to travel to HK headquarters in Champaign, IL on a quarterly basis, and trade shows and conferences as needed.
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