Acquisitions Assistant @ Bethany House Publishers

Position: Acquisitions Assistant

Department: Editorial

Position Type: Regular Full Time, Nonexempt

Location: Bethany House Publishers/Chosen Books

11400 Hampshire Ave. S.

Bloomington, MN 55438

About this position:

Baker Publishing Group is seeking an Acquisitions Assistant to provide administrative support for its Bloomington-based Acquisitions Editors.

Duties will include scheduling meetings; preparing materials for review and pub board meetings; populating and updating multiple databases for editorial, production, sales and marketing use; managing the book endorsement process; corresponding with authors and other content contributors; sending out complimentary copies of books; registering copyrights; and other tasks as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent knowledge or experience

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, with extensive knowledge of Excel

  • Working knowledge of a database program

  • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines

  • Careful attention to detail

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work both as a team member and independently

  • Confident and professional attitude

  • Previous coursework in business law a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

Hourly wage commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a full-time position, benefits provided include health, dental, group life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k), and others.

To apply:

Send cover letter and resume to, including the words “Acquisitions Assistant” in the subject line. Or mail these materials to the attention of “Human Resources/Acquisitions Assistant” at the address above. Application deadline is December 31, 2016

Baker Publishing Group publishes high-quality writings that represent historic Christianity and serve the diverse interests and concerns of evangelical readers.

Baker Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For questions and a direct contact, connect with:

Bethany Castleman

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