Guidebook Publisher

REF: GP041021  

SALARY: Generous - details on application  

LOCATION: Fully remote  

Are you passionate about travel? Would you like to be the next Publisher working for this leading travel guide book and travel information publishing organization? We are looking for an experienced and creative publisher to reimagine the future of print travel guides and shake up the travel category and who has a passion for travel. This role is a remote working role.

As Guidebook Publisher you have responsibility for maximizing the guidebook profitability and ensuring that the guidebooks evolve to remain as relevant and indispensable tools for travellers. This includes guidebooks and phrasebooks in print and ebook format. The key areas of this role are product innovation and production efficiency.  You’ll review what series they publish for what needs; what content each series delivers and in what format (words, maps, photos, infographics etc.). and will continually review the list.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage the development and production of the guidebooks and ebooks list for sale, globally
  • Reimagine the guidebook portfolio, reviving content and design, to grow market share
  • Lead the operations of commissioning and production teams
  • Plan and implement product development cycles to create marketable re-launches to increase sales
  • Work with digital colleagues to understand the customers’ travel planning needs across media, and facilitate their travel planning

We are looking for a Publisher or senior editorial professional with demonstrable experience in an illustrated non-fiction trade publishing environment or someone who has an understanding and experience of information design in print, from a magazine background. You will have proven commercial success in a publishing or content business with the ability to interpret market trends to identify content and product opportunities.  Team management experience is essential as this role will manage a cross-functional and geographically dispersed team.

This is a fabulous role within the area of travel and carries a salary commensurate with the responsibility.

For further details please send your CV with a short cover note outlining your interest and salary expectations to:


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