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Commissioning Editor (Adult)

Location: London (with flexible working)
Apply by: 20/12/21
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Leading Independent publisher | Strong UK and International portfolio |
Commercial publishing balanced with creative originality

Do you want to work for a globally renowned Independent publisher and be responsible for commissioning and managing a list including a mix of autobiography,
popular science, history, language, narrative non-fiction, gift and humour?

Our client is open to hear from people who are already commissioning and looking to
shape and deliver their own list, as well as talented individuals ready to take this next
step up in their career.

At Wonderful Recruitment we believe in supporting ALL candidates in discovering
some of the most interesting and dynamic roles in the industry.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for commissioning and managing a list of around 10-15 titles per year
  • Ensure (where possible and appropriate) that titles have an international focus that appeals to a wide range of markets
  • Spot trends ahead of the curve
  • Maintain solid market awareness in order to identify publishing opportunities
  • Be a team player who is comfortable presenting their ideas
  • Manage key commercial aspects of the role, including negotiating contracts with authors, project costing and budget management

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Commissioning Editor (Adult)

Wonderful Recruitment, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Commissioning Editor, Editor, Publishing, Communications, Business Development, Finance, Editorial
Commissioning Editor (Adult)

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