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Editor, Corvus

Leading independent publisher seeks full-time editor for commercial fiction list with minimum four years' trade publishing experience.

The successful candidate will report to the Corvus Publishing Director and will be looking after a stable of authors within the Corvus list as well as commissioning new titles. Major areas of responsibility include: full structural edits, seeing titles through all stages of the production process, developing and maintaining relationships with authors and literary agents, working with sales, marketing and publicity on promotional plans.

In addition, the editor will undertake some desk editing for the Publishing Director’s titles as well as creating Advance Information sheets, writing cover and catalogue copy, preparing cover briefs, checking ebook files, proof-reading sales and marketing material, creating backads, reading submissions.

Taking the initiative, good teamwork, strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task are all key attributes for the role.

Corvus is Atlantic’s commercial fiction imprint, publishing in all genres, including crime and thriller, historical fiction, women’s fiction and saga.

Atlantic Books is part of the Independent Alliance, and incorporates Atlantic Books, Corvus, Allen & Unwin and Grove Press. This is a full-time role based at our head office in Bloomsbury, central London. We operate core hours of 10am-4pm, with a minimum of two days a week in the office.

We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, socio-economic background, age, disability, sexual orientation and national origin, and by doing so, aim to reflect the world around us. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process.

More information available on request. Please email your CV and a covering letter to

Closing Date: Wednesday 27th October

Salary: £28,000 min dependent on experience

Editor, Corvus

Atlantic Books, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Editor, Fiction, Publishing, Communications, Business Development, Product Management, Editorial
Editor, Corvus
Salary description: 
£28,000 min dependent on experience

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