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Editorial Director - Non-fiction

We have an amazing opportunity to work for the non fiction imprint of an award winning Trade Publisher through a time of exciting growth. Our client is looking for a talented and ambitious Editorial Director or Senior Commissioning Editor to join their expanding team.

The ideal candidate will have proven success publishing across non fiction and has an eye for spotting will new talent direct and through agents, the role will to be to new relationships with authors and key people in the industry and to bring new commissioning ideas, creating new opportunities for growth across different genres within history, memoirs, current affairs and popular culture.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to communicate confidently with a network of authors, agents and media
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the market and ability to suggest new ideas for growth
  • Extensive editorial experience working in non-fiction, across a range of subject areas

if this sounds like you, do get in touch for more information. Closing date for applications is May 27th, so don't waste time!

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 Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate 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.

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Editorial Director - Non-fiction

Full-time, Permanent
Commercial, Commissioning Editor, Editor, Fiction, Non Fiction, Publishing, Trade, Editorial

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