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Temp Desk Editor


Are you a superb, dynamic editor or assistant editor looking for your next challenge? A leading independent co-edition publisher of trade books is currently seeking a TEMP Desk Editor to join their growing London based team. You will be responsible for project managing your own titles from start to finish including briefing design, managing freelancers and liaising with US and UK publishing partners.


The ideal candidate will have outstanding editorial, organisational and communication skills as well as good commercial sense and the ability to manage multiple projects at any one time. You will have creative flair, must be able to work on your own initiative, and will have an international outlook and a keen eye for detail for the role.


Experience working on illustrated titles in areas such as lifestyle, fitness, gift and popular reference are required, as well strong knowledge using InDesign. Co-edition experience would also be advantageous.




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 Selection operates 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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Temp Desk Editor

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