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Albert Whitman & Company is an independent publisher that has been producing award-winning children’s books since 1919. Our mission is to delight and engage children and teens of all backgrounds and experiences.
We are currently searching for an experienced Acquisitions Editor to acquire and develop quality children’s books for our award-winning list. Candidates will manage projects throughout the bookmaking process—from negotiation to production. We are looking for someone with impeccable attention to detail, an ability to curate successful projects, and, above all, a passion for children’s books.
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A Little More About Us
Located just outside of Chicago in Park Ridge, Illinois, Albert Whitman & Company has been publishing award-winning children’s books since 1919. We are best known for the classic series the Boxcar Children® Mysteries, but all of our books treat their readers in a caring and respectful manner, helping them to grow intellectually and emotionally. We have great respect for our fellow employees, readers, authors, illustrators, opinion makers, vendors, customers, and all those with whom we collaborate. We are passionate about books—we love what we do and we love who we work with. We are dedicated to continuing our tradition of creating award-worthy books for children! Are you the next member of our team?
Albert Whitman & Company offers a full benefits package including Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance, dental insurance, 401k with contribution matching, a quarterly bonus program, gym membership, and a relocation allowance.
Applicants should send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and a sample list of acquired titles and/or conceptualized projects to: firstname.lastname@example.org