Senior Development Editor

Job type: 
Permanent
Sector: 
Academic
Category: 
Editorial
Region: 
London
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000010841

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work as an editor for a leading academic publisher, developing prestigious HE textbooks. Are you able to manage multiple projects to budget and schedule? Can you get the best from a team and create commercially-focused products? As Senior Development Editor, based in London, you will work on list of high-profile HE textbooks, taking responsibility for managing them from contract through to print and digital delivery and for leading the Development Team. You will engage freelancers, allocating work and budgeting title, creating a project plan and a market development strategy for each textbook. You will undertake market development activities and feed back to guide authors prior to publication.
Key skills for the role:
·Experience in academic textbook publishing
·Preferably people management experience
·A confident and influential communication skills
·Well-organized with demonstrable experience of keeping complex projects on track
·Problem-solving and collaboration skills
If this sounds like you and you would like to work for a renowned academic publisher in an exciting and varied role, please 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.

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