Commissioning Editor

We have an exciting opportunity for a Commissioning Editor to join a professional association based in central London. Working with an experienced publishing team you will have the opportunity to develop a coherent list of high-quality legal book titles.


Key duties:

  • Responsible for the development of a coherent list of books in a range of legal products
  • Commission new content according to targets and forecasts
  • Conduct market research to ensure new products are competitive and commercially viable
  • Present proposals to the publishing team and agree contractual terms with authors and contributors

Experience / skills required:

  • Editorial experience within a professional or academic publishing environment
  • Solid development editorial or commissioning experience
  • Knowledge of current and general issues within the legal profession would be an advantage
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and to budget
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to communicate effectively

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to


Contact:             Christina Dimitriadi

Tel:                    020 7034 7902


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Location (free text): 
Central London
Location (from list): 
London, London (Central), London (Greater)
Editorial, Acquisitions
Job sector: 
Academic, Charity
Employment type: 
Full-time, Permanent
Application email: 
Salary description: 
Available on request