Publisher - 1 year FTC

Job type: 
Contract
Sector: 
Academic
Category: 
Editorial
Region: 
London, Oxfordshire
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000014045

We are working on a lovely Publisher role with an academic publisher based in London. Joining them for an initial 12 months cover, you will be leading some exciting Higher Education programmes covering both print and digital resources, while managing a small team of editorial colleagues.

They can offer hybrid working with 2 days a week in the office.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively commission original content, new editions and digital components for allocated lists
  • Monitor the market and publishing competitors, looking at how intelligence can help inform the publishing strategy
  • Liaise with editors and authors to ensure timely content delivery and publication
  • Deliver and oversee roadmap for digital development across a number of digital platforms
  • Take responsibility for the commercial performance for the lists, looking to maximise profit and control costs
  • Line manage editorial colleagues, supporting them through their professional development

This is an incredible opportunity for a commercially minded publishing professional with a solid knowledge of the Higher Education market. We are looking for someone with a talent for building strategic commissioning plans across multiple formats (ie. textbooks, digital resources, etc.) and with excellent knowledge of the editorial process.

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