Commissioning Editor (Secondary ELT)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Commissioning Editor to join the ELT department of a leading educational publisher based in Central London.  Working closely with international markets, you will commission appropriate content and manage successful print and online publishing projects.


Key duties:

  • Conduct market research to ensure products meet strategic aims and are competitive
  • Identify and commission authors to ensure quality, suitability and timely delivery
  • Cooperate with relevant stakeholders to schedule market research
  • Work closely with the content development team to ensure all content meets project specifications
  • Maintain and expand network of industry contacts to support research and product development

Experience / skills required:

  • Solid commissioning experience in an editorial role in educational publishing, ideally within ELT
  • Formal ELT qualification and a knowledge of ELT markets and segments
  • Good knowledge of print and online publishing processes
  • Good financial knowledge and ability to manage a P&L
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Proactive, team-player with project leadership abilities
  • Knowledge of a second language is desirable


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


Contact:            Christina Dimitriadi

Tel:                    020 7034 7902


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.

Location (free text): 
Location (from list): 
London (Central)
Editorial, Acquisitions
Job sector: 
Educational, ELT
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Application email: 
Required skills: 
editorial, ELT
Salary description: 
Available on request