Commissioning Editor – Business & Management Textbooks
Competitive salary + benefits + bonus
A global research publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking to recruit a Commissioning Editor to join the Business and Management team. Working alongside colleagues in Sales, Marketing, Production and Design teams to commission great content and provide excellent publishing services to authors.
Commission authors to write new books and new editions, working to a hitlist and targets
Manage multiple projects at different stages of the writing and publishing process to deadlines and to plan
Make commercial decisions, manage costs, and analyse sales and financial data
Establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with authors
Collaborate effectively with colleagues over the production, design, marketing and selling of the books you work on
Develop a deep knowledge of the market
Actively contribute to a positive team culture where everyone feels welcome and included and where we strive for continuous improvement
Work closely and collaboratively with an Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor.
Commissioning Editor: Skills/experience
Able to assess opportunities for publishing new books and new editions
Confident in creating positive, engaged working relationships that get the most out of authors
Able to make sound commercial decisions that impact positively on product development and profitability
Effective at collaborating with internal colleagues to achieve project goals and strategic objectives
Able to show excellent organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to delegate effectively
Able to negotiate successfully and efficiently with stakeholders
Knowledgeable of the academic market desirable not essential.
A competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package is offered.
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