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Editorial Director

Are you looking for an amazing commissioning role with a well-respected illustrated book publisher? Our client is looking to appoint an experienced commissioner to join their team, based in central London, to build and develop their trend-driven illustrated list.

Reporting to the Publisher, you will:

* Commission high quality new trade titles
* Originate new book ideas and source authors
* Identify new publishing areas and develop titles to be commissioned
* Develop strong links with design journalists, tutors and other professionals
* Produce exciting sales material for the Rights and Marketing departments
* Meet regularly with internal colleagues to plan new strategy

You will have proven experience in commissioning outstanding illustrated books and demonstrable commissioning skills. Good commercial instincts and a flair for spotting trends will be important in this role as will your ability to see gaps in the market. Strong budgeting and negotiating skills will be important and the ability to work well with a small team. Previous experience of commissioning in the area of design, gift or art books will be an advantage.

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.

Editorial Director