Desk Editor (Pan), Adult Publishing, FTC
|Department: Pan, Adult Publishing|
Pan Macmillan UK is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, Macmillan Children's Books and Macmillan Digital Audio. Pan Macmillan is part of the worldwide Macmillan Publishers International Ltd.
To cover maternity leave, an opportunity has arisen for a Desk Editor to work across the varied Fiction and Non-Fiction publishing programme within the Pan division, encompassing the Macmillan, Pan, Tor and Mantle imprints.
We are looking for a highly organized and enthusiastic Desk Editor with experience of working with trade publishers. You will be assisting the Managing Editor and Desk Editors with managing the Pan Fiction and Non-Fiction publishing lists, project managing titles from copy-editing stage through to final files for frontlist titles, offsets, reissues and reprints; all editions, including eBooks and cover material.
Working as part of a busy and dynamic team you will be expected to monitor progress and chase material from editors, liaise with authors and maintain strong working relationships with everyone involved in the editorial and production process. The role combines project management with the need for excellent editing and proofreading skills, along with experience in commissioning and managing editorial freelancers.
The successful applicant will:
The position is primarily based at our offices in Farringdon, London, but flexible home working and flexi-working time will also be considered.
Salary: Starting from £25,000
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter confirming your current salary and quoting reference PAN/029/20 via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.
Closing date: 2nd October 2020