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Commissioning Editor

A market-leading educational publisher, based in Ireland, is seeking a proactive and commercially-minded Commissioning Editor to join their busy Primary publishing team. This role offers hybrid working based out of the company's Dublin office, and offers a competitive salary whilst an excellent opportunity to take on a varied and valuable role as Commissioning Editor.

The Commissioning Editor in the Primary Publishing team will undertake research and source the best authors to create market-led proposals to meet Primary classroom needs across the various Primary subject areas. Contributing to the strategic development of print and digital titles, the Commissioning Editor will develop strong links with the teaching community and commission and propose new products, as well as evaluate market performance. Working closely with Sales and Marketing colleagues, they will engage authors and network at curriculum meetings and conferences.

Key skills include:

  • Educational commissioning experience
  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • A passion for education
  • Good analytical skills
  • A creative flair and can-do attitude
  • Teaching experience would be desirable

If you are an engaged and flexible editor who is looking for an exciting new role in amongst a supportive and friendly team, then please get in touch.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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