New Job Role: Senior Commissioning Editor, Michael O’Mara Books
Posted on: 08/05/2019 with tags Jobs
SENIOR COMMISSIONING EDITOR – Michael O’Mara Books
Salary – Competitive, depending on experience
Full time, based in London
We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic Senior Commissioning Editor with at least three years’ experience of commissioning commercial adult non-fiction. A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a proactive approach to commissioning, the ideal candidate must also have strong negotiating skills, solid relationships with agents and authors, a wide knowledge of the commercial non-fiction market, a sharp eye for detail and the ability to work accurately under pressure.
Key duties include commissioning and managing a list of around ten titles per year in the areas of autobiography, reference, narrative non-fiction, gift and humour; finding new authors and developing relationships with agents; preparing and presenting proposals for new titles; and negotiating and drawing up contracts.
This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious candidate to help create a list for one of the few remaining independent publishing houses.
Closing date: 24th May 2019
To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to: email@example.com.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Michael O’Mara is an equal opportunities employer and employs people on the basis of their abilities.