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Part-time Commissioning Editor (Film & Media)

Are you looking to progress your publishing career in commissioning and dreaming of a Commissioning Editor role in Film & Media? One of our academic publishing clients is hiring for a gorgeous maternity cover role which will focus on building and nurturing a commissioning pipeline of books and digital content in the Design and Visual Arts portfolio. This is a part-time role working 3 or 4 days a week.

The Commissioning Editor will be responsible for:

  • Providing strategic direction for your assigned list, working with other project teams to commission new relevant and engaging content in the Film Studies space in line with commissioning targets
  • Coordinating ongoing editorial content
  • Building a network of authors in film & media to develop good knowledge of the sector and identify new potential product lines
  • Identifying and pursuing new publishing partnerships for digital resources, liaising with institutions, museums and other cultural partners
  • Negotiating contracts with new authors and partners
  • Assessing proposals for new projects across the full product mix of collections, textbooks, monographs and supplementary content

This role will be based in the London office with 1 set day a week in office and the remaining time working from home. It will suit candidates with a great commercial focus and the ability to pursue new opportunities and expand an already well-established Academic list. This publisher truly values the level of author care they provide, as well as the very high quality of their content and the relationships with their partners, therefore they would love to see candidates with strong stakeholder management skills and who can place high value on the quality of their work.

Inspired Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Part-time Commissioning Editor (Film & Media)

Contract, Maternity Contract, Part-time, Home Working, Maternity Cover, Temporary
Commissioning Editor, Editor, Digital Editorial, Digital, Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Strategy

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