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Commissioning Editor - Maths
Company: Inspired Selection
Location: London (Central)
Salary Description: Excellent salary
Reference: VH 9111
This is a fantastic opportunity to take your editorial skills to the next level in a highly regarded publishing house with excellent opportunities for career progression. Our client is an established and highly successful academic publisher and they are looking for a talented and motivated Commissioning Editor to work across their Maths list in their central London office.
As Commissioning Editor you will be responsible for managing and developing a profitable list. Key responsibilities will include completing market and competitor analysis to identify new publishing opportunities, composing proposals, planning research strategies, overseeing projects as well as liaising with other editorial members of staff, authors and academics to ensure excellent quality levels, schedules and budgets are maintained.
The successful candidate will have a high level degree in Mathematics (or equivalent) and will have proven experience commissioning within academic publishing, ideally within the area of Maths, Physics or Engineering, as well as have excellent negotiation, organisation and networking skills. Familiarity with production and marketing processes for academic books is essential, and candidates should be able to demonstrate commercial awareness, numeracy and strong relationship building skills. In return, the company offers a competitive salary with a range of great benefits.
To apply for this position, please contact Verity Hawsonat Inspired Selection publishing recruitment agency (email: email@example.com). Please provide a CV and your current salary details in your application. To view all current opportunities available via Inspired Selection, please visit our website at www.inspiredselection.com.