Development Editor

ICE Publishing

Location: Central London

Deadline for application: Friday November 23, 2018

Would you like to join our friendly Commissioning Team to help us deliver innovative books and digital products for the ICE Publishing list?

We are seeking a motivated individual with early-career experience in either book or journal publishing who would like to take on a new challenge. The Development Editor role would especially suit someone who is interested in metrics and working in society publishing.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist Commissioning Editors with the preparation and handover of manuscripts to the Production Department
  • Conduct data analyses to benchmark and identify subject trends
  • Support the commissioning team in researching business proposals for consideration by the publishing committee
  • Monitor schedules to ensure products are delivered in a timely fashion
  • Liaise with authors to help ensure schedules are upheld and good relations are built and maintained
  • Work with the marketing team to ensure products are marketed effectively and appropriately
  • Work with production staff on matters of book style, design, production and quality
  • Maintain records and update database to enable commissioning team to produce accurate budget updates
  • Maintain records for the financial team to enable the payment of royalties.
  • Support the ICE Publishing teams by producing reports and insights that contribute to the ICE Publishing book list strategy, tactics and results.


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