Commissioning Editor/Senior Commissioning Editor, Quadrille
Quadrille is an innovative, independent publisher of illustrated lifestyle books. Our internationally renowned list boasts best-selling authors and award-winning food writers, crafters and brands, including Becky Excell, James Martin, Great British Sewing Bee, The Curry Guy, Kwoklyn Wan, Tilly and the Buttons, Matt Tebbutt, Noble Rot and Theo Randall.
A rare opportunity has arisen within the editorial team – we are looking for a dynamic Commissioning Editor, ideally with proven experience of successfully acquiring and project-editing lifestyle and cookery books. You must be commercially minded and able to spot trends and new talent.
Reporting to the Publishing Director, you will commission, oversee and champion books from inception to publication and beyond. You will be creative, enthusiastic and bold, with a keen eye for design, and able to identify gaps in the market. Author and agent liaison, excellent industry contacts, editorial accuracy and adherence to schedules are key.
This is a unique chance to work with high-profile authors on our fast-growing list, and to originate and develop your own book ideas for a global audience.
Quadrille is an imprint of Hardie Grant Publishing. Hardie Grant is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We welcome job applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experience.
The closing date for this role is 22 October 2021.
How to Apply
To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter outlining your key experience, salary expectations and your notice period to: recruitmentUK@hardiegrant.com.