Skip to main content

Senior Project Editor

A leading Irish educational publishing company is looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Senior Project Editor to manage their education programmes within an expanding list. The company offers an excellent salary and hybrid working pattern based out of their Dublin offices, amongst a friendly, supportive and inclusive team. Flexible working options are available for the right candidate.

Working on primary and post-primary titles, and delivering print and digital programmes, the Senior Project Editor will manage author relationships and their own workload efficiently and skilfully. The Senior Project Editor will liaise with the designers, proofreaders, illustrators, copyeditors, subject matter experts and junior members of staff associated with their projects. Working on high-quality, highly-designed titles complete with complex illustrations and diagrams, they will be responsible for providing frequent updates on progress, identifying risks and suggesting solutions. You will work alongside the other members of the Editorial and Digital Teams, as well as liaising closely with the Commissioning, Production and Sales Teams.

This is an exciting and varied position and an excellent opportunity for an experienced Editor looking for their next challenge, more responsibility and the opportunity to develop within a dynamic, growing team. The ideal candidate will have solid project management experience within an editorial environment, combined with proven editorial experience within publishing, ideally within educational publishing, although candidates with relevant experience from other areas of publishing with an interest in education will be considered. Knowledge of the Irish language would be an advantage but is not essential.To find out more about this exciting opportunity, get in touch ASAP!

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.

In May 2019, Inspired Search & Selection pledged to promote The Book Trade Charity. As a charity, BTBS offer financial help to people (particularly those under the age of 30) looking for jobs in the book trade, including help with interview costs, to help support paid internships and work experience and for other opportunities for development. Please follow this link to check eligibility and further support.

Senior Project Editor

Editor, Editorial, Project Management, Management

Share this job now