Job opening detail :
President/Publisher
posted: Nov. 7, 2018
Offered by:
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
Louisville, KY
Requirements:
The Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC) is seeking to fill the position of President and Publisher.

The President and Publisher is responsible for the day-to-day operation of PPC and provides direct supervision of the corporate officers and staff.

The President and Publisher is elected by and reports to the PPC Board of Directors.

PPC book imprints include Westminster John Knox Press (WJK), Geneva Press, Flyaway Books and the These Days daily devotion magazine. Books and resources published under the WJK imprint cover the spectrum of religious thought and represent work of scholarly and popular authors of many religious and theological affiliations. WJK publishes approximately 60 new books and other resources each year and manages a backlist of more than 2,000 titles that are sold throughout the world. Books published specifically for the PC(U.S.A.) are published under the Geneva Press imprint. PPC is now publishing a line of children’s books under the Flyaway Books imprint. PPC is also responsible for the publishing of curriculum resources.

The successful candidate for the position of President and Publisher will have extensive knowledge of religious book publishing and curriculum development and sales including key competitors, industry sales trends, branding, marketing, emerging sales channels and authors. The candidate will also be knowledgeable in the religious academic book market, children’s book market and the curriculum preferences of mainline churches.

The successful candidate will also have significant publishing experience with at least 10 years in book publishing preferably with related experience in religious denominational publishing including management, leadership, budget development and monitoring. Will have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and will have demonstrated experience in meeting schedules and budgets.

To learn more about the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation and to see a detailed description for the position of President and Publisher, please visit our website www.wjkbooks.com. Those interested in the position should send a resume and cover letter to Search Committee at employment@presbypub.com.
About Our  
Company:
The Presbyterian Publishing Corporation is one of the six agencies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and exists to publish resources that advance religious scholarship, stimulate conversation about ethics, social justice and to inspire faithful Christian living. PPC is a financially self-sustaining entity with editorial autonomy.
Contact:
Search Committee
Job #:
22765
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