Our client is a global scientific and academic publisher based in Bristol. They are now looking to hire a Commissioning Editor for their books team.
With STM and Academic changing at the fastest rate in years it is now really essential that we do only consider candidates with specific understanding and experience of working in a digital environment including Ebooks or digital textbooks, platforms, databases or open access journals or books.
You will be responsible for commissioning and acquiring authors within the physical sciences field. This is a role which does require author acquisition experience though training and career development is also provided.
Our client in particular is looking for the following
·Experience of acquiring Scientific, Technical and Medical book and reference content
·Knowledge of the market and industry, especially digital publishing
·A strategic, results-orientated focus to drive the business forward
·Proven ability to manage publishing products from initiation through to launch
·Exemplary interpersonal skills
·A focus on maintaining a strong client/customer relationship
·Willingness to travel: regular national and international travel will include conferences, seminars and campus visits
To apply please send your CV to Suzy Astbury
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.
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