Editor (Children's)

Available on request
14 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced children's books editor who has a passion for developing quirky non-fiction and picture books? An independent trade publisher in London is looking for two talented and creative children's books editors to join their thriving team. There is one permanent position and one maternity cover contract available.

Key duties:

  • Contribute and develop new book and product ideas to proposal stage
  • Edit and project manage a range of titles
  • Commission, fact check and edit authors' text
  • Brief and feedback to artists and work with designers on layouts
  • Work closely sales, marketing and publicity to ensure promotion of new titles
  • Maintain a good knowledge of the children's books market and identify new trends

Experience / skills required:

  • Solid editorial experience within children's trade book publishing is essential
  • Excellent hands-on editorial skills
  • A proactive approach and the ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A working knowledge of InDesign

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

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