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Production Editor

Are you a strong multi-tasker with a keen eye for detail? We have an amazing new opportunity with a provider of editorial services to the academic publishing industry. Our client, a fast-growing company responsible for the project management of academic and educational resources, is looking for a motivated Production Editor to join their fantastic team in Gloucerstershire. This position is office-based, though flexible working options will be considered.

In this role, you will be managing a list of book production projects and oversee them from manuscript submission through delivery.

Key aspects of the role include:

·Liaising with authors, suppliers and external collaborators, and commission freelance work (proofreading, copy-editing, indexing)
·Managing the production schedule of multiple titles
·Attend production meeting
·Providing accurate feedback on suppliers
·Assisting with ad hoc duties to maintain an accurate production workflow

The ideal candidate will be able to juggle different priorities and work well in a friendly team. This is the perfect role for someone dreaming of a career in academic publishing, and eager to learn more about the editorial and production processes.

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 Selection operates 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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Production Editor

Full-time, Permanent
Editor, Editorial, Production