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Production Editor (Academic)

A leading independent academic publisher is looking for a Production Editor to join the academic publishing team, working on books and digital products across a wide range of Academic subjects.  This is a great opportunity for a junior production editorial candidate to gain experience on a varied list at a well-known and prestigious publisher.

This is a temporary role run until March 2020.

Production Editor Key duties:

  • Coordinate production editorial workflow and tasks for the front list
  • Manage titles from receipt of manuscript through to delivery of final files for print and digital
  • Ensure titles are successfully delivered on time, to budget and meeting high quality standards
  • Responsible for print buying for monograph academic titles
  • Liaise with authors, internal departments and suppliers, reporting on progress to all stakeholders

Production Editor Experience / skills required:

  • Solid copy-editing and proof-reading experience
  • Proven print buying experience
  • Experience in an academic publishing environment
  • Excellent MS Office and familiarity with Adobe products
  • XML Knowledge is desirable


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

Contact:             Clare Chan

Tel:                    0203 574 4428

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.

Due to the volume of applications we receive we are often only able to contact successful applicants.  If you haven't heard from us within 7 days you have probably been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Production Editor (Academic)

Atwood Tate, London
Contract, Full-time
Academic, Charity, Professional, STM, Trade
Business Development, Product Management, Project Management, Digital, Digital Editorial, Digital Production, Ebook, Editorial, IT, Online, Non Fiction, Production, Publishing, Publishing Support
Salary description: 
Available upon request
Copy Editing, Proofreading