Publisher, Higher Education - Toronto, Ontario | Recruiting Now Inc. | | 13/11/12
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Publisher, Higher Education Full-Time

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Company Name: Recruiting Now Inc. ()
Category: Account/Project Mgmt, Business Development, Marketing / Strategy

The Publisher of our Higher Education division will be responsible for the development and successful implementation of our Higher Education publishing plan. This includes developing and implementing a strong sales and marketing plan for our current titles, as well as planning and preparing for future publishing projects. Working closely with the management team, the successful candidate will play a leadership role in expanding  our Client’s college publishing program.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Overall Goals:

  • Develop and lead the expansion of Client’s Higher Education publishing program

Short-term Goals:

  • Develop a sustainable Sales and Marketing plan (program) and be responsible for short-term implementation in Spring 2013.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current authors.
  • Work with the management team in developing project proposals for new projects in 2013-14. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing new projects through publication.

Long-term Goals:

  • To become the trusted leader of our Higher Education division, both internally and externally.
  • Explore new opportunities for the Higher Education publishing program – working towards expansion and development.
  • Acquire new projects and/or subject areas that fit in with our publishing program and vision.

Experience and Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary degree, Master’s degree or more is preferred.
  • 10+ years experience in the publishing industry, including sales and marketing experience at the Higher Education level.
  • 5+ years in an Publisher role for College/University titles.
  • Proven track record in strategizing, planning and executing publishing plans.
  • Strong financial awareness. Budget-conscious, proven record of meeting deadlines and budgets.
  • Proven understanding of the industry, especially the Higher Education market.
  • Up-to-date with new technology and a thorough understanding of its impact on the publishing industry.

Office Location

120 Eglinton Ave. East, Toronto, ON M4P 1E2
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