In only 26 days BookMachine and Unite will celebrate their exciting new partnership with a Workshop, led by Unite, exploring how the union supports publishers in the workplace. Here Christopher Norris, editor and development executive for the Insight Film Festival and owner-freelancer of CopyGhosting Editorial Services, introduces the event by telling BookMachine members and the wider publishing community why the Workshop is an important evening for career development.
Company: Simon & Schuster UK
Location: London (Central)
Salary Description: Competitive & Benefits
Contract type: Fixed term 14 months maternity cover
Reference: S&S MKTING MGR
This is a Guest Post by Angela Clarke on building author brands, social media and Amazon’s algorithm. Angela is the Amazon Fashion Chart bestselling author of Confessions of a Fashionista. Her first crime novel, Follow Me (Avon), is out this December.
Company: The Quarto Group
Salary Description: competitive
Closing Date: 12th October 2015
In the run up to October’s event, United, We Publish, BookMachine will be featuring a number of opinions on UNITE-focused topics such as training, pay, employment law and flexible working. Simon Dubbins is Director of International and Research for UNITE the Union in the UK. Simon has worked for the Graphical Paper and Media Union, was the Head of International for AMICUS and the Director of International & Research for UNITE. He now coordinates the European and International work of UNITE across all its sectors.
HarperCollins Children’s Books is delighted to announce a new multi-book deal with master storyteller Michael Morpurgo. The deal for world rights, concluded by Executive Publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh and Veronique Baxter at David Higham, sees HarperCollins remain the principle home for Michael’s fiction until 2019.
What’s an academic journal to do when its editorial team find themselves in the position of having to turn the business model on its head? When the journal in question, which has been published continually since 1968, faces serious questions about whether it can continue in the wake of unmovable demands for Open Access?
Are you an experienced and pro-active Books Production professional, looking for a different challenge, more responsibility and the opportunity to manage a small production team (2-3 in total)? Would you like the opportunity to work in a not so traditional production environment, and be involved in technical/digital and some traditional production processes?
At Ivy, we create beautiful illustrated books for discerning, curious readers, across subject areas ranging from ornithology and sports science to architecture, natural history and economics. Our titles maintain the highest editorial, design and production standards, and we work with publishing partners all over the world.
The Ivy Press is looking for an experienced Project Editor to work on a list of illustrated, non-fiction books. The role entails managing all stages of book development in conjunction with an Art Director, from commissioning the text through to supplying final electronic files to our Production department.
In the run up to October’s event, United, We Publish, BookMachine will be featuring a number of opinions on Unite-focused topics such as training, pay, employment law and flexible working. Danny Freeman is the Education & Development organiser for the London & Eastern Region of Unite. Danny is passionate about education and lifelong learning and promotes it across all sectors of Unite. We interview him here.