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Desk Editor, Illustrated Non-fiction Craft, Interiors and Gift

Company: Ryland Peters & Small and CICO Books

Location: Central London

Type: Editorial

Salary description: Dependent on experience

Summary

Ryland Peters & Small and CICO Books is an international co-edition publisher of illustrated craft, interiors, food & drink, gift, and lifestyle titles. We are looking for an energetic and creative editor with meticulous desk editing skills and a proven interest in craft and interiors publishing.

The Role

  • Copy-editing and project-managing a range of illustrated books from inception to finished copy, including devising structure and content and working closely with authors.
  • Liaising closely with the design and production departments, and with the sales department.
  • Writing creative copy for book jackets and sales and publicity materials.
  • Participating in the development of the publishing programme by contributing new ideas.

Experience and skills

  • A particular interest in craft and interiors and in upcoming trends both in the UK and the US.
  • Strong copy-editing and proofreading skills – the role requires meticulous attention to detail, as well as sound technical ability. Relevant experience in editing illustrated non-fiction would be beneficial.
  • The ability to produce creative copy, both as part of the copy-editing process and for sales and publicity materials.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and as part of a small team.
  • A working knowledge of InDesign CC plus proficiency in all aspects of editing to layout on an Apple Mac.

To apply for this role please send a CV, covering letter and details of current salary to penny.craig@cicobooks.co.uk and cindy.richards@rpsandcicobooks.com

Closing date for applications is 21st May 2021. Successful applicants will be contacted and invited to attend an interview.

Desk Editor, Illustrated Non-fiction Craft, Interiors and Gift

Ryland Peters & Small, Central London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Administration, Publicity, Publishing, Production, Communications, Sales, Design, Business Development, Project Management, Editorial
Reference: 
Desk Editor, Illustrated Non-fiction Craft, Interiors and Gift
Salary description: 
Dependent on experience

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