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Project Editor, Hodder & Stoughton

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What you’ll be doing

You will be working closely with the Publisher and Editorial Director to manage projects through the editorial process, from receipt of manuscript to finished product, ensuring high quality, cost-controlled, timely publication, and helping develop innovative and inspiring products.

Who we are looking for

We need an experienced Editorial professional with the following attributes:

  • Advanced technical knowledge of editorial processes, including digital formats and workflows
  • You will have strong communication skills as well as an excellent eye for detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Be proactive and behave with a responsible attitude
  • Work with consistency and accuracy, even under pressure
  • Experience of Biblio is an advantage

What we offer

Our staff are our greatest asset and our benefits reflect this. In addition to 25 days annual leave days per year + bank holidays, we have an extensive list of benefits that include: a wide-ranging training library, development programmes including mentoring, Cycle to Work vouchers, Private Medical Insurance, eye care vouchers, up to 70% off book purchases, a charity book shelf, 2 volunteer days per year to use at your charity of choice, many employee networks to join, summer hours (finishing at 1pm on Fridays during the summer months!), season ticket loans, rent deposit loans, generous pension schemes and much more!

This role can be based at our London office, or at any of our new regional offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield or Bristol, with a blend of in-office (3 days) and homeworking (2 days) per week.

Who we are and what we do

Hodder Studio is an innovative new list of fiction and non-fiction titles from Hodder & Stoughton, which brings together creative minds from a wide range of backgrounds and media industries, seeking original approaches to contemporary storytelling across print, digital and audio.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.

The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking junior roles. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org

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