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DK Acquisitions Editor - DK Life

Would you like to build a list of author-led illustrated lifestyle books?

Do you enjoy spotting new authors, trends, and ideas ahead of the pack?

Have you already established good relationships with agents?

Are you experienced in commissioning and publishing illustrated books?

If so, read on…

DK, a world leader in illustrated non-fiction publishing, is expanding its adult list with an emphasis on author-led titles for the UK market. We are looking for an Acquisitions Editor to head up this new part of the list within the Lifestyle Division. Your responsibilities will include acquiring new titles, working with both in-house teams and freelancers to create high quality, beautiful books, and championing titles with sales and marketing teams.

If you are a self-starter, enjoy working with agents and authors, have a good visual sense and a strong eye for detail, perform well under pressure, and thrive on spotting new trends and ideas, we’d love to hear from you.

Please submit your cover letter and most recent cv by 29th March

DK is a Penguin Random House company. This role is based at 80 Strand, London, then moves  to 1 Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms in Spring 2020.

About our Company: 

DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children; our aim is to inform, enrich and entertain readers of all ages. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.

Company: Dorling Kindersley Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: WC2R 0RL 

Job ID: 32259

DK Acquisitions Editor - DK Life

DK, London
Full-time, Permanent
Commissioning Editor, Editor, Publishing, Publishing Support, Production, Other Publishing, Acquisitions