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Temp Editor

Calling all temps !! Are you available immediately?

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Editor to join the Trade division of a leading global publisher. This role of Editor is a temporary role , for a minimum of 4 months with potential scope to be extend. It is based in our client's London office on a hybrid working pattern, 2 days in office and 3 days at home.

This Editor role will be working across a range of Non-fiction books specifically within Wellness and Sport, managing the editorial process from contract to delivery and cover design through to publication. Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining relationships with authors and agents
  • Project managing colour and mono titles
  • Taking a series of titles to publication
  • Briefing and managing freelancers, undertaking copy-editing or proofreading in-house as required
  • Liaising with authors, designers and proof readers, collating comments and ensuring final files are ready for press on budget and on schedule
  • Writing Advance Information sheets, briefing jackets and writing copy

The ideal Editor will have strong editorial experience within Non-fiction book publishing, excellent proof reading and copy-editing skills, high standards of accuracy and a keen eye for detail. The Temp Editor will be highly organised and also have good communication and interpersonal skills and have a self-motivated approach to briefing, meeting deadlines and managing several projects.

To find out more about this pivotal role in a renowned Trade publishing organisation, 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.

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Temp Editor

Full-time, Temporary
Assistant, Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Trade, Editor

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