Commissioning Editor

30000.00 - 35500.00 GBP Annual + depending on experience
25 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Commissioning Editor to join a professional association based in central London. Working with an experienced publishing team you will have the opportunity to develop a coherent list of high-quality legal book titles.

Key duties:

  • Responsible for the development of a coherent list of books in a range of legal products
  • Commission new content according to targets and forecasts
  • Conduct market research to ensure new products are competitive and commercially viable
  • Present proposals to the publishing team and agree contractual terms with authors and contributors

Experience / skills required:

  • Editorial experience within a professional or academic publishing environment
  • Solid development editorial or commissioning experience
  • Knowledge of current and general issues within the legal profession would be an advantage
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and to budget
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to communicate effectively

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.

Due to the volume of applications we receive we are often only able to contact successful applicants. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days you have probably been unsuccessful on this occasion but we will keep your CV on file for any future relevant opportunities.