A highly dynamic and versatile role of a Licensing Editor has opened up with our client, a global, leading publisher of children's books, to join their Licensing department. This position will focus on developing the print products from concept to delivery as well as managing all stages of the editorial process. The role is permanent, full-time and the client is offering hybrid working options (2 days a week in the London office).
You will be involved in:
- Conceptualising and commissioning print products for the markets
- Briefing authors and giving feedback to ensure a high quality product
- Overseeing freelance agents (indexers, proofreaders, editors)
- Managing the workflow, schedules and budgets of the editorial processes
- Maintaining market awareness through trend research
- Supplying sales materials for events (book launches, sales meetings)
You will need to have experience working as an Editor or Project Editor on highly illustrated books and/or children's titles. You will ideally enjoy working in a team and be a good communicator in written and verbal form. Strong time management skills and regular engagement with current brand trends will also be needed for this position.
Are you passionate about licensed publishing? Are you a Project Editor or Editor with a sense for brand trends and a great eye for detail? Please do get in touch - click on the "apply now" button to send us your CV and find out more.
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.
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