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Commissioning Editor - Books Maternity Cover

A leading, international academic publisher has an exciting opportunity for an Editor to join their Built Environment team in a maternity cover position for 9 months. You would be responsible for managing and continuing to grow the Planning and Landscape books publishing programme. This is an excellent opportunity to commission professional resources and textbooks for a highly prestigious list. The successful candidate will grow the book offerings in these key subject areas, and will be aware of competitor strengths and weaknesses to take advantage of opportunities in the market. This role offers remote working if preferred.

Subject experience is not required but the ability to work towards demanding targets and manage a wide range of projects is essential.

Candidates should ideally have some commissioning and team management experience but applicants without these may be considered.

Working with global colleagues to ensure that the key objectives of the list are met, you will also liaise with authors and other departments, to ensure timely and appropriate publishing and marketing of the list. This role will also manage a US based Editorial Assistant.

For further details on this exciting opportunity, please send your CV outlining your salary expectations.

Commissioning Editor - Books Maternity Cover

Redwood, United Kingdom
Contract, Full-time, Home Working, Maternity Contract
Academic, Educational, Professional
Commissioning Editor, Editorial, Editor
Salary description: 
Attractive salary and benefits package. Details on application

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