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Commissioning Editor, Aria

Independent Publisher Head of Zeus is seeking a Commissioning Editor to join their dynamic e-first publishing imprint, Aria. This is an amazing opportunity for a talented, passionate and highly organised individual to develop a list of successful commercial fiction in the fast-moving world of digital publishing. 

Key duties: 

  • Sole responsibility for publishing c.30 authors per year, including commissioning, structural editing, cover briefing, copywriting, author & agent liaison 
  • Managing the Aria Audio programme 
  • Managing the Aria Submissions Portal
  • Contributing to the development of Aria's editorial and marketing strategy 
  • Market research and keeping up with genre trends 

Experience / skills required: 

  • At least one year's commissioning and/or structural editing experience 
  • At least one year's experience of working in digital publishing 
  • Genuine passion for popular fiction, particularly in the genres of romance, saga, crime, thriller and women's fiction 
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills 

Salary: 

Commensurate with experience 

Please submit CV, cover letter, 2x copywriting samples and 2x editorial letter samples to Laura Palmer laura@headofzeus.com

The closing date for applications is of 1st March.

Commissioning Editor, Aria

Head of Zeus, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
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