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Publishing Director

An award winning trade publisher is looking to recruit a Publishing Director for their new and exciting non-fiction imprint covering History, Heritage, Current Affairs and Popular Culture. Reporting to the Publisher of Trade, this role will suit candidates with non-fiction experience and passion and drive to achieve outstanding results and growth.

The newly appointed Publishing Director will expand the company's non-fiction list, creating new opportunities to scout new writers across all non-fiction genres.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the market and bring new ideas for growth
  • Extensive editorial experience working in non-fiction
  • Talent to identify market trends and publishing opportunities
  • Managerial experience, overseeing a small team and helping develop and grow

This role is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to establish and build a fantastic non-fiction list! If you are creative, a great influencer and have a great track record of growing an imprint then this role is for you!

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.

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Publishing Director

Full-time, Permanent
Publisher, Trade
Acquisitions, Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Project Management, Management, Publishing, Trade

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