Commissioning Editor – Science, Engineering, Maths [JOB POSTING]

One of the world’s largest publishers of academic books and provider of on-line educational resources is looking for a Commissioning Editor for their Science, Engineering & Maths list. The position can be based in either Dubai or Athens.

Key duties:

  • Source, contract, publish and oversee profitable and successful new products
  • Ensure timely delivery of materials and manage publishing programme appropriately
  • Commission and develop new titles in line with market strategy
  • Build the company profile within the  higher education marketplace
  • Be a strong team player both within editorial and within the HE group as a whole

Experience / skills required:

  • Prior commissioning experience in academic/textbook publishing is essential
  • A good understanding of development in both print and digital formats
  • Experience of managing a large number of major projects simultaneously
  • Strong commercial instincts are a must
  • Arabic language skills are desirable, but not a must
  • Ability to work both within a team and independently


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

Contact: Claire Louise Kemp

Tel: 01865 339628

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