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Commissioning Editorial Assistant (Books)

 Are you looking for your first step into an editorial role in publishing? Or do you have some editorial publishing experience and would like to opportunity to manage your own portfolio in the future? Would you like to join a leading Scholarly Publisher? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Commissioning Assistant to join their friendly Books team. You will be providing support to team, working across a range of subject portfolios. This will involve providing dedicated administrative support to a number of Commissioning Editors, conducting market research to support portfolio growth and development. You will also managing the proposal peer review process and there is the opportunity and to take on a small portfolio of your own in the future.  This is a full time permanent role that roles can be done remotely from anywhere in the UK.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage the proposal peer review process supporting editors to achieve their commissioning targets
  • Assist the Commissioning Editor or Senior Commissioning Editor in carrying out individual research projects, managing contracts and royalties payments as directed.
  • You will also have the opportunity to support marketing and social media promotion, and arrange conference materials.

What you’ll have:

  • Ideally some publishing experience/ intern in publishing/office experience in marketing role
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Be a team player with ability to handle varied work load
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills

If that sounds like you, please get in touch with Claire Carrington-Smith on email  

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive we are often only able to contact successful applicants.  If you haven't heard from us within 7 days you have probably been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Commissioning Editorial Assistant (Books)

Atwood Tate, United Kingdom
Full-time, Home Working, Permanent
Academic, Publisher
Editor, Publishing, Publishing Support
Salary description: 
Available on request

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