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Development Editor

Central London
Available on request
Date Posted:
12 Nov 2018
Advertising End Date:
31 Dec 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

A prestigious professional membership organisation in central London is recruiting a Development Editor to support the commissioning team to deliver new products on time, within budget and to an agreed specification.  This role is suitable for a junior editorial candidate who is interested in a new challenge and the opportunity to learn new skills.

Key duties:

  • 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 clarechan@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Clare Chan
Tel:                    0203 574 4428

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