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Development Editor

Our client, a professional membership body based in Central London have an exciting new opportunity for a Development Editor to support the commissioning team and deliver successful new products to the publishing list.

Within this role, you will be involved with assisting Commissioning Editors in researching business proposals, with the preparation and handover of manuscripts and liaising with key stakeholders to help ensure schedules are working to time and building those strong relationships.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your editorial career. The successful candidate will have proven experience working within the editorial department of a publishing organisation, building key stakeholder relationships and managing schedules. You will have excellent attention to detail, be a strong communicator and able to manage multiple different projects.

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 Selection operates 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.

In May 2019, Inspired Search & Selection pledged to promote The Book Trade Charity. As a charity, BTBS offer financial help to people (particularly those under the age of 30) looking for jobs in the book trade, including help with interview costs, to help support paid internships and work experience and for other opportunities for development. Please follow this link ( to check eligibility and further support.

Development Editor

Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Professional, Publisher, STM
Editor, Digital Editorial, Digital, Editorial