Commisioning Editor, Secondary in London [JOB POSTING]

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An exciting opportunity for a Commissioning Editor to join the International ELT department of a leading educational publisher, to work on resources for their Secondary list. You will be working within a publishing project team to develop content, identify suitable authors and develop the design of the list.


Key duties:

  • Work closely with colleagues to develop and oversee editing of course material
  • Commission authors to work on key components
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of author management
  • Schedule and conduct market research to ensure projects meet the Publisher’s brief
  • Identify components, design and layout for projects in consultation with senior colleagues


Experience/ skills required:

  • Solid commissioning experience in an editorial role within Secondary ELT publishing
  • Formal ELT qualification and a knowledge of ELT markets and segments
  • Awareness of production processes and their time and cost implications
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Proactive, team-player with project leadership abilities


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

Contact: Lucy Llewellyn

Tel: 020 7487 8228


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