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Commissioning Editor – HE Accounting and Finance (EMEA)

£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits   •   Hampshire   •   Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

Posted on:   •   Category: Editorial

Our client, a world-renowned education and technology provider, is currently looking for a Commissioning Editor to join their fast-paced editorial team managing a prestigious portfolio of print and digital HE products focussed on Accounting and Finance within EMEA.

Reporting to the Publishing for HE and responsible for the successful delivery of a commissioned front-list pipeline of core print and digital products, the main responsibilities include:

  • Project managing the successful publication of front-list products
  • Managing the portfolio of front-list and backlist products in line with HE publishing strategy
  • Maintaining a clear overview of the backlist and its overall performance
  • Managing relationships with and recruitment of authors and contributors
  • Working with the Publisher to present product business cases for investment funding
  • Undertaking market research by creating/testing specific product plans with users/non-users
  • Briefing authors and content writers on new product plans.

The successful candidate will have proven editorial and project management skills, including effective author and contributor management, and be able to demonstrate experience of list and portfolio management. Experience developing content and products which achieve their strategic aim is required, as is a keen interest in the shaping of content and pedagogy for the HE sector. Meticulous attention to detail, and strong communication, negotiation, and ICT skills are essential. The role may include occasional travel within Europe.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a performance-related bonus scheme, and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 490. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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