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Editor, Ladybird Education

Do you have a highly commercial and creative eye?

Do you want to work as part of an innovative, industry-leading publishing team?

Are you ambitious to grow brands beyond the printed page?

Can you help to establish Ladybird as the go-to publisher for children, parents and teachers around the world?

Ladybird is looking for a creative and organised Editor with a proven track record of working within education publishing, to work as part of the Ladybird team within Penguin Random House Children’s.

Penguin Random House Children’s has an unequalled heritage, and the Ladybird list is comprised of some of the most-loved characters and brands of all time. Home to family favourites such as Peppa Pig and Key Words with Peter and Jane, Ladybird has always been focused on delivering the most engaging stories and characters to our readers in the most imaginative ways possible.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for reaching new readers all around the world, who understands that different markets require different approaches, and who keeps up to date with education trends in the UK and abroad. This role will focus mainly on our reading scheme publishing for the international education markets.

You will be working with authors, licensors, and digital developers, as well as editorial, design, production, sales and marketing colleagues in a fast-paced and vibrant environment. As such, you must be flexible, a talented communicator and able to work as part of a dynamic team whilst managing time effectively and handling competing priorities.  Being highly organised with a keen eye for detail is a must.

An understanding of how children learn to read in both first language and ELT contexts is desirable. You should have proven experience of editorial processes, editorial project management and content development.

Please apply with a CV and cover letter by Friday 26th July.

Company: The Random House Group Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: WC2R 0RL 

Job ID: 37553

Editor, Ladybird Education

Penguin Random House Group, London
Full-time, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Publisher
Brand, Editor, Editorial