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Project Editor

Are you experienced in illustrated book publishing?

We have a fantastic opportunities in an editorial team. If you are a talented Editor with strong project management skills and editorial flair this could be a great opportunity for you. Our client is an established and leading trade publisher based in central London and they are looking for a Project Editors with a flair in spotting the latest trends to join their busy team working in a new and exciting project.

As Project Editor you would work on multiple illustrated books working mainly across pop culture, lifestyle and some cookery . You would be responsible for overseeing titles from the initial concept to the final product. Key tasks would include planning books/series with colleagues, briefing and liaising closely with internal and external editors, designers and authors and project managing titles ensuring they are published according to schedule and budget.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working on integrated, illustrated books with an excellent understanding of the editorial process and an eye for design. You should have a creative personality with a resourceful and adaptable attitude in the workplace and the ability to work effectively both as an individual and a member of a team.

This is a fantastic opportunities to join an innovative, friendly and sociable department within a highly successful and established publisher.

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 Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate 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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Project Editor

Acquisitions, Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Trade, Editor

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