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Editor/Junior Editor – 5+

Little Tiger is an award-winning publisher of fiction and non-fiction children’s books for all ages. The 5+ team works across highly-illustrated chapter books, Middle Grade and Young Adult books. Although mostly focused on fiction, they also publish some non-fiction and novelty. They are currently looking for a passionate, creative and collaborative Editor or Junior Editor to join their team.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Editing a range of books across the list, managing projects through from manuscript to publication
  • Commissioning new books, developing relationships with agents and scouts, reading and responding to submissions.
  • Generating book ideas to be pitched at concept meetings, writing briefs and assessing samples from authors
  • Working closely with the design and production teams to ensure your books are a beautifully produced package
  • Developing strong working relationships with authors and their agents, acting as the bridge between them and Little Tiger
  • Collaborating with Sales, Rights, Marketing and Publicity to give your books the best chance at success

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in the children’s book industry (more for an Editor role)
  • A collaborative and collegiate attitude
  • Meticulous copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Thorough and incisive structural and line editing skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) 
  • A keen eye for detail and superb organisational skills
  • A passion for children's books and an awareness of the market
  • Working knowledge of InDesign and Word

This is an exciting role that you can make your own. If you have a passion for children's books and the skills required, we would love to hear from you.

This is a full-time role based in our office in Fulham, London. Up to two days a week can be worked remotely. Salary is available on request and will be dependent on experience. Please forward your CV and a covering letter outlining what you can bring to the role and Little Tiger to Lauren Ace lace@littletiger.co.uk by Wednesday 29th September. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Our commitment:

Little Tiger Group is committed to employing individuals from varied and diverse backgrounds in order to build a team which reflects the different communities of our readers. We employ people based on their abilities, regardless of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality or socio-economic background.

 

 

Editor/Junior Editor – 5+

Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Administration, Commissioning Editor, Editor, Publishing, Communications, Business Development, Project Management, Editorial
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Editor/Junior Editor – 5+

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At least 2 years’ experience in the children’s book industry (more for an Editor role)