Job title: Senior Commissioning Editor/Mid-Level Editor, Big Picture Press
Reports to: Head of Big Picture Press
Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London
Imprint: Big Picture Press
Salary range: £30,000 - £42,000 per annum (depending on experience).
Working pattern: Flexible remote working
Are you buzzing with ideas for gorgeous children’s books? Passionate about beautiful non-fiction, gifting and activity? Do you have an eye for new talent and are keen to hunt out the brightest new writers and illustrators?
Bonnier Books UK is looking for a talented Editor to join the Big Picture Press team. This position would be suitable for a Mid-level Editor on a full-time basis, or a Senior Commissioning Editor, part-time, for three days per week. Reporting into the imprint head, as part of a creative and friendly team, your role would be to acquire, edit and publish a range of books, making sure they are produced to the quality and accuracy required, and on schedule. The role will cover a variety of illustrated book formats so experience of different age ranges and formats is necessary. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to further their career in children’s editorial.
Big Picture Press books are created by, and made for, the incurably curious. With the publication of the Mizielinski’s Maps and Katie Scott’s Animalium in its first year, since Big Picture Press launched in 2013 it has made an indelible mark on the non-fiction market with its boutique range of illustrated gift books. Focusing on extraordinary visual presentation, Big Picture Press collaborates with artists such as Chris Wormell, Lara Hawthorne and Ximo Abadía to create visually inspiring books for readers of all ages around the world.
Skills and Experience
Working with a team of passionate, talented people
Internal learning and development programmes
Career Development opportunities
Fun social events
At Bonnier Books UK, we believe that every book matters. We love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. We offer a nurturing home for our authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. We know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and our purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to us becoming one of the country’s leading publishers.
The offspring of Bonnier Books, a family-owned top-15 world publisher headquartered in Sweden, we are inspired by a rich literary heritage but not bound by convention. We think in generations rather than quarters, and strive always to operate in an open, curious way that contributes to the future of the planet and its people. As a climate-neutral publisher we are an active participant in the Science Based Target initiative, committed to a strategy to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.