Acquisitions Editor for BiblioRossica

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Acquisitions Editor for BiblioRossica

Academic Studies Press ( is seeking a specialist to work as Acquisitions Editor for the press’s eBook portal, BiblioRossica (
The Associate Acquisitions Editor will be responsible for acquiring new titles and collections from domestic and international presses to build the BiblioRossica database.


  • Develop proposals for new titles and collections to meet acquisitions goals, deadlines, and financial requirements
  • Create comprehensive title lists for new thematic collections
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate terms with presses
  • Ensure the quality and market-readiness of all products through oversight of content development as appropriate.
  • Manage the proposal creation and routing process from pre-contract to file uploads, providing project status reports as required
  • Develop deep market knowledge (subject and industry) through systematic market research and attendance at trade shows and conferences
  • Research market trends, competitive titles and databases, and suggest marketing opportunities for new content
  • Market the BiblioRossica database to academic institutions
  • Maintain relations with participating publishers, i.e. oversee content upload and compensation payments


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in English, Russian, Media/Communications, or related field
  • Previous experience in book acquisitions, preferably in humanities
  • Experience with sales of digital journals, eBooks, and/or databases
  • Well-developed verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Must be able to develop and manage a large number of projects simultaneously, on schedule and within budget
  • Knowledge of Russian is a plus

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

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