Senior Project Editor
A market leading educational publishing company based in Ireland is looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Senior Project Editor, to manage and co-ordinator the development of content and the delivery of print and digital programmes.
Reporting to the Senior Commissioning Editor, this critical role will ensure that all functions involved during the lifecycle of a programme will work efficiently and effectively.
Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Assessing the extent of the editorial print
Agree timing and budget required to carry out the work with the external vendor
Take responsibility for schedules for each element of the programme
Edit and style sample chapters
Create prelims and end matter for titles as required
Edit and proofread marketing material, blurbs and covers as required
Responsibility for the parts of the schedule relating to editorial
Manage author relationships and act as the critical point of contact during production of their titles
The SPR will have the availability to work independently and manage your own workload efficiently. You will be able to work to deadlines and have the ability to judge when intervention is required in an otherwise externally managed project.
The successful person will have proven experience of working in an editorial role with highly illustrated, complex design books and integrated programmes. You will have a high-level knowledge of print and digital processes and how editorial decisions relate to them. A firm ability to structurally edit, copy-edit and proofread is essential, as is a meticulous attention to detail and solid organizational skills
For further details of this highly interesting and varied editorial please send your CV with a covering note outlining your interest in the role and your salary expectations.
If you would like to be kept up to date with our latest vacancies , please sign up!register