Taylor and Francis
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

**Rare part time opportunity - 21 hours per week (working days/pattern to be agreed)

Please apply online via our careers page**

We currently have an opportunity for an Editor to join our Routledge Music list on a part time fixed-term maternity contract. Working alongside two Editors and an Editorial Assistant, this role involves the proactive commissioning of research monographs, as well as handbooks and supplementary texts across a range of musical subjects.

You’ll be highly organised, have a strong commercial awareness, enjoy working towards targets and have a background in the humanities with commissioning experience. Some travel within the UK and internationally will also be required.

What you’ll be doing:
• Commissioning new books both through existing contacts and by proactively generating new leads
• Managing contracted titles to schedule and to budget
• Liaising with internal and external colleagues to further the success of the list
• Representing Routledge at conferences and other events

What we’re looking for:
• Previous commissioning experience and proven success working towards challenging targets
• Strong commercial awareness
• Highly organised
• A collaborative style of working with others
• Excellent communication skills and stakeholder engagement

This position is based in our UK (Milton Park) office for 21 hours per week (working pattern/days to be agreed).

In return we offer: 25 days holiday per annum plus 3 days for Christmas (pro rata), a comprehensive benefits package and company pension scheme.

Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business
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Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.
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