Commissioning Editor, Law
About the role:
We are looking for an experienced Commissioning Editor to drive the signing of new academic law products while maintaining an existing backlist. You will be a core member of a global team, overseeing the delivery of your individual annual frontlist budget. Furthermore, you will play a pivotal part in growing Cambridge market share in Europe.
You will have a proven track record in contracting law book content, ideally with existing author relationships across the UK and Europe. You will have a strong understanding of law as an academic discipline and its subfields, including trends in changing print and digital usage by researchers and teachers. You will show passion, dedication and diligence in your approach.
Our global not-for-profit organisation is committed to the advancement of knowledge worldwide through our exciting publishing programme. You will be joining a diverse and collaborative workforce and you will be supported in your career ambitions to achieve your potential.
Help us achieve our mission, and you will have a career that is not only hugely satisfying but brings with it great benefits and a stimulating, supportive and flexible working environment.
A great central Cambridge location, our office is only a ten minute walk from the train station and guided busway. Benefits include a staff incentive scheme, flexible working, free life assurance and a contributory pension scheme, 28 days’ annual leave, subsidised restaurant and café, free on-site gym and sports facilities, and season ticket travel loans.
Interviews will take place on 26 and 27 April 2017.
To apply, please complete the online application by 18 April 2017