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Co-edition Acquisitions Co-ordinator – 12 Months Maternity Cover

We are looking for a highly organised and diligent person to join a small team responsible for the co-edition titles that we acquire from publishers around the world.

 

The position entails co-ordinating the production of titles acquired on co-edition and licence deal terms, working closely with publishing partners around the world, as well as liaising with colleagues across our in-house departments. Important responsibilities include schedule management, project managing editorial and design work, and cost and quality control.

 

The position requires applicants who:

  • have strong project management skills
  • are excellent communicators
  • have detailed knowledge of illustrated book production processes
  • have a meticulous eye for detail
  • enjoy working in a busy and quality-conscious environment

This position offers the opportunity to work on a diverse range of titles at one of the world’s foremost illustrated publishers, engaging with all elements of the publishing process. The ideal candidate will have solid experience of working in a publishing environment, preferably with a background in Production, Rights or Editorial.

 

The successful candidate must be calm under pressure, numerate and detail-orientated. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential, and a good understanding of InDesign would be an advantage.

 

Candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: Alice Craddock, HR Advisor, recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk

 

Closing date: Friday 17th May 2019.