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Senior Editor

A highly creative fixed term role of an Editor has arisen with a globally renowned publisher to join their children's imprint for 12 months. You will be responsible for the editorial process of the book from costing, budgeting to co-ordinating schedules . The role is for a maternity cover of 12 months, full-time and offers hybrid working in the company's London office (min. 2 days a week).

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing commercial stages of projects such as negotiating contracts and budgeting Researching new publishing opportunities
  • Reviewing submissions
  • Proposing new ideas for books at editorial meetings
  • Making sure the titles are produced on time and to a high quality
  • Presenting the company's titles at events and conferences

You will be an Editor who has experience working on children's books. You will have excellent project management and organisational skills with a positive problem-solving and considerate approach to each book project and author.

Are you an experienced editor, passionate about non-fiction children's books and looking to work across a range of titles? Please do get in touch - click on the "apply now" button to send us your CV and find out more.

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Senior Editor

Contract, Full-time
Children's Publishing, Publisher, Trade
Editor, Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Publishing

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