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Editor - Fiction (Crime, Thriller, SF)

A rare opportunity has come up with a market-leading trade publisher of licensed and pop culture books who have asked Think Selection to be the exclusive recruiter to find an Editor to join the team to acquire and edit a range of genre fiction books.

Reporting to the Managing Editor, your role is to acquire new fiction titles in the Crime, Thriller, SciFi and Horror genres, and you’ll project edit your acquired titles.

You’ll review submissions, present new projects internally and negotiate acquisitions with agents and authors. You’ll be the prime contact to your authors, brief designers and project edit your titles through to delivery.

The role will suit a books Editorial Assistant or Assistant Editor with knowledge and passion for these genres, looking to take their next career move by combining project editing with acquiring popular fiction books.

A good salary is on offer plus company benefits, and the company currently operates hybrid working of a minimum 2 days per week at their Central London offices.

If you feel that this opportunity may be of interest to you, please send your CV and a short Intro note mentioning your salary to Danny Parnes at Think Selection via or if you’d prefer an initial call to find out more then please call us on 07958 208817.

Ps - our client has indicated interviews will commence as soon as possible, we advise interested candidates to register their likely interest asap! Thanks.

Editor - Fiction (Crime, Thriller, SF)

Full-time, Permanent
Commissioning Editor, Editor
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