Hachette to open Manchester office

Hachette to open Manchester office

Hachette UK will open a new office in Manchester early next year, with Hachette Children’s Group leading the way. 

Emma Layfield, currently group picture book publisher, will be based there in a new developmental role scouting for regional talent for the group’s picture book list.

Layfield will begin in her new role as picture book development director, North, on 2nd January. Initially working from home until the new office space is ready, she will be responsible for networking and building relationships in the North of England and Scotland, with a remit to acquire even more northern and ...

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