A prestigious professional membership organisation in central London is recruiting a Development Editor to support the commissioning team and deliver new products on time, within budget and to agreed specification. This role would be a perfect fit for an editorial candidate with some experience looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to learn new skills.
- Assist Commissioning Editors with the preparation and transmittal of assigned manuscripts
- Conduct data analyses to benchmark, identify subject trends and titles performance
- Support the commissioning team in researching business proposals
- Instruct and support authors to ensure schedules are met
- Maintain records and update database to produce accurate budget updates
- Work with internal team to market and feed the development of new products
Experience / skills required:
- Experience of book or journal editorial product development processes within a publishing company
- Excellent time management and communication skills
- Proactive and solid problem solving skills
- Solid writing and proof-reading skills
- Knowledge of appropriate market research techniques desirable
- Able to travel to meet clients, when required
For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to
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