Beth Coates has been promoted to the role of editorial director at Vintage Paperbacks.
Coates will now be responsible for the day to day running of the paperback editorial team as well as continuing her work across Jonathan Cape.
Her appointment follows the promotion of Rachel Cugnoni to the cross-divisionsional role of publishing director at Vintage, in addition to her role as publisher for Vintage paperbacks.
Cugnoni said: “I am delighted that Beth is returning from maternity leave into this new role. She is a wise, insightful, experienced and popular colleague and a talented editor. I know the Vintage paperback list will continue to flourish under her guidance.”
Coates said: “It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be stepping into this role, and I’m very much looking forward to working with a brilliantly creative team on the very best of paperback publishing.”