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Commissioning Editor, ELT (Custom Publishing)

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge in English Language Teaching (ELT) publishing and eager to leverage your top-notch communication skills, then we have the ideal new role for you! We have an opportunity to join a leading ELT publisher as Commissioning Editor to work on their custom publishing, Ministry of Education (MoE), projects. This role offers a competitive salary and hybrid working (with candidates based in the London vicinity to visit the office 3 days per week, and flexibility for those based elsewhere).

As ELT Commissioning Editor for the company's custom publishing projects you will work to develop pedagogically sound ELT learning materials (print and digital) that meet MoE requirements, ensuring projects are delivered to schedule and to budget. Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with authors and freelance editors to develop high-quality print, audio and digital learning materials.
  • Work with designers, illustration agencies and photo researchers to develop ELT materials in production.
  • Create and maintain schedules.
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with international colleagues, clients and officials.
  • Brief for artwork and advise on picture research.
  • Brief for audio, video and digital material creation, and coordinate checking.
  • Respond to client feedback and raise effective queries.

The successful Commissioning Editor will have experience in ELT publishing (ideally custom publishing), from having previously developed print and digital educational materials. As well as the ability to build and manage successful relationships, the Commissioning Editor will have excellent attention to detail and strong project management skills. A recognised ELT qualification would be useful but not a must. To find out more get in touch ASAP!

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.

Commissioning Editor, ELT (Custom Publishing)

Permanent
Educational, ELT
Commissioning Editor, Editor, Publishing

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