Project Editor – Illustrated Non-Fiction Books – London

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We have a fabulous new role for an experienced Project Editor, to work for a prestigious publisher of high quality illustrated non-fiction books, on a fixed term contract of 12-18 months, with the possibility of extension.

The Project Editor will advise authors and other third-party clients on how best to achieve their publishing goals, providing a bespoke approach to content, structure and style where required, and will be the primary contact with the client. throughout the production process, while working closely with internal colleagues throughout this process and supporting and managing the project team. You will also provide writers and creatives with a clear and detailed briefing, giving structured editorial commentary, while using your incredible editing skills to edit copy, liaise with writers and sub-edit all editorial material. In collaboration with the client and the project team, you will create marketing materials including book summaries, AI and advertising content.

The successful candidate will be a highly experienced project editor with sufficient and proven experience in editing non-fiction illustrated titles to a high standard. Excellent project management skills are a must, as is a full understanding of the editorial process from concept to completion. Excellent sub-editing and proofreading skills are essential, as is the ability to deliver high-quality, timely and timely content on a range of topics, formats and styles. You will have excellent communication skills, be able to handle a busy workload, work confidently with text on layout and line-friendly copy when needed. Experience working with art and/or architecture books is a plus, but the ability to work in a range of other sectors and industries is more important.

This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who has a passion for working on non-fiction picture books and is looking for a varied role and the opportunity to work with a great team. This role is available now and offers great pay and the opportunity to work on great rosters.

For more information, please send your CV with a short motivation note and your salary expectations.

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