Opening For Commissioning Editor : East Anglia, United Kingdom

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Commissioning Editor : East Anglia, United Kingdom

A brand new Commissioning Editor role has become available at a leading STM / professional publisher to work on an online reference publication for the engineering market. Based in offices a short commute from London or Cambridge, this is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated commissioning editor with experience in STM or professional publishing.

Key duties:

• Responsible for researching and commissioning content for an online publication
• With the editorial board, develop content commissioning plans and strategy
• Identify new authors and build a network of contributors and reviewers
• Establish an editorial board of expert advisors and manage the peer review process
• Set-up editorial project management systems to ensure deadlines and targets are met

Experience / skills required:

• Established commissioning experience in STM or professional practitioner publishing
• Experience of managing and maintaining successful relationships with authors and advisors
• A self-starter with a proactive approach and the ability to quickly establish new networks
• A solid track record of meeting targets and commissioning content on time and to budget
• Ability and willingness to travel nationally and internationally as required

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Helen Speedy
Tel: 020 7487 8379
Closing date: Applications ASAP, please