Development Editor / Senior Development Editor

Job type: 
Contract
Sector: 
Education
Category: 
Editorial
Region: 
South East
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000013123

Our client, a top educational publisher, is looking for a Senior Development Editor or Development Editor (depending on experience) to work on their Higher Education materials. This is a part-time (28 hours per week) parental leave contract lasting 9-12 months, and offers remote working whilst offices are closed (and the expectation to visit their Hampshire office c. 2 days per week once it opens.)

The Senior Development Editor will be responsible for managing and driving forward the editorial stages of a number of print and digital learning Higher Education publishing projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, to budget and meet market needs.

The ideal candidate will have strong editorial, content and project management skills, including working with authors and contributors and experience in an editorial role. You will be highly organised and able to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities can change quickly. You will have excellent communication skills and be a strong team player.

This is the ideal opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in publishing and to shape innovative products within a leading, international publishing environment.

Closing date for applications: 20th January 2021

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