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Project Editor

The National Gallery Company Limited (NGC) is a commercial company established to provide revenue for the National Gallery through our retail, publishing, digital sales, venue hire and catering activities. 

National Gallery Publishing’s mission is to encourage readers and visitors to enjoy the National Gallery Collection and to deepen their appreciation and understanding of the tradition of European painting, through our beautiful books. We publish for a wide range of readers, from the general visitor to the scholar, and for all those with an interest in art. Our list includes exhibition catalogues, academic titles, illustrated guides and gift books, and we aspire to the highest standards of research, editing, design and production.

We are currently seeking a highly experienced Project Editor to contribute to a small and busy team. Reporting to the Commissioning Manager, the successful candidate will manage titles from commissioning to publication and beyond. You will have extensive experience of publishing art books, ideally in a museum or gallery context, strong editorial and project management skills, confidence with figures and a keen eye for design. 

Educated to degree level or equivalent in art history or another relevant discipline, you will also have excellent communication and IT skills including proficiency with InDesign and Excel. European language skills such as French, Spanish, Italian or German will be an advantage.

If you are interested in joining our team and would like to apply please email with a cover letter and your CV.

Hours: full time Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)

Contract status: permanent

Salary: competitive

  • Closing date for applications: Sunday 2nd February, 2020
  • 1st round interviews on: Thurs 13th February, 2020
  • 2nd round interviews on: Wed 19th February, 2020

If you have not been contacted by 10th February, your application has not been successful.

Project Editor

National Gallery, London
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Publisher
Editor, Design, Project Management, Digital Editorial, Social Media, IT, Editorial