This is an exciting opportunity to join this prestigious childrens publishing house based in London with an enviable portfolio to account manage. To be responsible for maintaining own market awareness in order to identify market opportunities. To monitor market trends and competition activity. Attend book fairs and conferences. Identifying publishing opportunities and potential for commissioning. Proposing acquisitions and projects to enhance list. To be responsible for negotiating contracts for own list. To be responsible for managing own list through publishing process, ensuring quality and timeliness of editorial and design work
Seeking a reliable, experienced and talented Senior Commissioning Editor of children's books.
This role is an opportunity to work on some high-profile picture book titles as well as a boutique list of fiction, ranging from early reader to YA. First and foremost, the objective will be to take care of current authors and to guide a number of books through to publication.
Do you have have a passion for and understanding of the children’s book market?
Excellent experience as a senior commissioning editor
Great communication skills both written and verbally