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Head of Publishing

We are working with a highly respected professional organisation who publish standards, guidelines and best practice to support the global supply chain. They are seeking a Head of Publishing to join their team based in London.

The Head of Publishing will be responsible for developing and delivering the publishing roadmap and content strategy across a list of 150 titles. Working with a high level of autonomy, alongside the overall management of the publishing programme, production and technical development - this role will be deeply rooted in both digital and strategic expertise. We are looking for someone who will not only manage the publishing programme, but will also engage with wider stakeholders to develop partnerships; and seek out new opportunities to support the overall growth of the business.

The successful candidate will have proven publishing experience, ideally within an STM or Professional publishing environment, and experience in building relationships with 3rd party suppliers. An understanding of ecommerce or information system platforms alongside a strong publishing background is also essential. We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in publishing content management, across a range of digital platforms with an understanding of the value of delivering content in digital formats. The successful candidate will be highly strategic, commercially driven, a fantastic communicator, and have a tenacious 'can do' approach.

This is an amazing opportunity to join an exciting organisation with the opportunity to make a real impact.

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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Head of Publishing

Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Professional, Publisher, STM
Content Manager, Editor, Content, Digital Editorial, Digital Production, Digital, Editorial, Project Management, Product Management, Management, Publishing, Production, B2B