Acquisitions Editor Job at Amazon in Seattle, WA

Job Description


  • Seattle, WA

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Are you passionate about acquiring books and stories that celebrate a diverse range of voices? Amazon Publishing seeks an Acquisition Editor to focus on discovering and acquiring exceptional fiction from multicultural perspectives. The ideal candidate brings a deep understanding of #ownvoices, marginalized author and reader communities, and the current landscape of bestselling and award-winning fiction. We are looking for a collaborative, resourceful, and highly organized editor who brings strong ties to literary agents and authors, and should have experience working with authors to develop projects. The role includes managing author relationships, collaborating with marketing, publicity, production, and author relations teams to deliver exceptional reads and world-class author experiences. The successful candidate should be a strategic thinker and enjoy working in a fast-paced culture.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS Required
  • 3 or more years of editorial experience
  • Professional experience working with writers

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


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