£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits • London • Permanent • Full Time • ASAP
Posted on: • Category: Editorial
An academic publisher, with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years, is looking to recruit a Commissioning Editor for their Books team.
Reporting to the Senior Commissioning Editor, the Commissioning Editor is responsible for finding and contracting new books and new editions and working with authors to deliver a frontlist of titles in healthcare. The main responsibilities include:
The successful candidate will be degree educated and have experience of working in an editorial role within book publishing, preferably in the academic sector. You will be a confident communicator, able to form collaborative relationships and effectively influence authors and colleagues, with a good knowledge of the academic books market, as well as knowledge of the key functions and processes within academic publishing are crucial. You must be commercially astute and have the proven ability to analyse market knowledge and feedback and apply it to shape book projects and strategic commissioning plans.
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus, and strong benefits.
To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference TP 491. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.
Early applications are preferred.
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