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Commissioning Editor

We have an exciting overseas opportunity for a Commissioning Editor to join an International Educational publisher, based in Singapore! The successful candidate will be a creative and critical thinker, who will be responsible for the formation of subject list plans and publishing programmes for Singapore and International markets.

Key duties:

  • Commission authors and build relationships to drive publication proposals from conceptualisation to presentation of business cases for approval
  • Lead contract negotiations and handle data analysis
  • Maintain awareness of developments and competitors in the Education/publishing industry
  • Undertake market research across print and digital products
  • Work closely with the sales and marketing teams to achieve sales targets
  • Achieve signing targets as set out in the publishing and strategy plans
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure publications achieve sales targets

Experience / skills required:

  • Science degree with experience teaching and/or editing
  • Strong command of the English Language and the drive to network within the education community
  • The ability to act quickly on market developments, trends and opportunities
  • The ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful
  • Knowledge of the Singapore education system


Applications ASAP, please

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

Contact:             Parissa Bagheri

Tel:                    020 3574 4431

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.

Commissioning Editor

Atwood Tate, Singapore
Full-time, Permanent
Educational, STM
Salary description: 
Available upon request
Science degree, Editorial Skills, Strong command of English