Senior Editor / Editorial Director; Maternity Cover

Senior Editor/Editorial Director; Maternity Cover


Adult Fiction


Pan Macmillan ( is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Tor, Pan, Picador, Macmillan Collector’s Library, Bluebird, Macmillan Children's Books, Campbell Books, Two Hoots and Kingfisher. Pan Macmillan is part of Macmillan Publishing International Limited.


The Pan Group of imprints, which includes Macmillan, Mantle, Tor and Pan, sits within the Macmillan Adult Division and has an international reputation as one of the leading publishers of commercial fiction and non-fiction, with an array of global brand authors. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join our hugely successful Adult Fiction team on a fixed term contract for a minimum of nine months and up to one year.  


This role is to work with the Associate Publisher, Fiction, in the management of the Crime and Thriller list, working both internally across departments and with the authors and agents to ensure the smooth running of the publishing process from acquisition to publication and beyond. You will work on an established list of authors, including a range of Top Ten bestselling brand authors.


You will ideally have several years’ experience in publishing in a senior level editorial role and will be looking to take the next exciting step by working with the most successful, market-leading publisher in the UK.


For full details of the role please see attached job description. 


This role is a fixed term maternity cover contract and will be based at our stunning new offices in Farringdon.

To apply, please submit your named CV and named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/026/19 via email to [email protected]


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Closing date: 9th December 2019


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.