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Managing Editor

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Managing Editor to join a very successful children’s & adult book publisher to work on their growing licensing & brand books division.

Reporting to the Publisher, the Managing Editor will play an active part in helping to create new book ideas as well as commissioning and acquiring new titles and developing great relationships with authors, agents and contributors.

This exciting role includes overseeing the creation of books and managing the work in progress across the editorial team, ensuring all projects are produced to the quality required and on schedule. You’ll also project-manage and editorially guide the creation of branded and licensed books.

We are looking for someone with good hands-on editorial project management skills and experience as well as ability to write creatively, copyedit, proofread, research and has excellent editorial standards and is able to work with your colleagues within the team in an informal style.

We would welcome applications from Managing Editors or very capable Editorial candidates who are ready for their next career step up to a Managing Editor role.  

You’ll be based in London and the salary range depends on the experience you bring but is very competitive and the Company offer a range of great employee benefits.

If this opportunity looks it might be of interest to you, the next step is to confidentially send your CV and a short intro note to see full details, to Danny Parnes:  

PS – our client has indicated interviews will commence as soon as possible, we advise interested candidates to register their likely interest as soon as is possible.

Managing Editor

Full-time, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Publisher, Trade
Editorial, Editor, Commissioning Editor, Publishing
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