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Managing/Technical Editor (STM Books)

Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity to commission, edit and project manage highly regarded architectural and engineering publications? We are looking for a Managing Editor to join their publishing team, based in Buckinghamshire, to help run their publishing arm by developing and delivering technical books for professionals. This is a great opportunity work in a varied, exciting and interesting role and would be a fantastic fit for someone who enjoys building relationships with authors and overseeing the full publishing process. For the right candidate, some home working would be considered.

Key duties:

  • Commission, edit, produce and project manage a range of technical and management publications from draft to final document in multiple print and digital formats.
  • Manage the peer review process.
  • Identify and act on commercial opportuntunities to adapt or create new tailored content.
  • Ensure that technical information is produced to company standards.
  • Deputise for the Business Unit Head as required.

Experience / skills required:

  • Proven commissioning experience within STM publishing ideally within books.
  • Good IT skills and understanding of electronic publishing processes.
  • Strong commercial, organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience of building strong and effective relationships with authors.
  • Previous experience with technical publications is highly desirable.

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Contact:             Claire Law

Tel:                    0203 574 4423

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Managing/Technical Editor (STM Books)

Atwood Tate, High Wycombe
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Professional, Publisher, STM
Business, Commissioning Editor, Editor, Technical Writer, Training, Other Publishing, Content Manager, B2B, Editorial, Acquisitions
Salary description: 
Available on request
IT Skills, Publishing, Communications, Technical Publications