Job title: Senior Commissioning Editor, Fiction
Reports to: Executive Publisher
Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London
Salary range: £37,000 - £40,000 per annum
We are looking for an experienced Senior Commissioning Editor to join our Hot Key Books and Piccadilly Press children’s and YA fiction imprints. You would be a key part of the editorial team, commissioning and editing a range of titles from young fiction through to YA.
Piccadilly Press books are fun, family-orientated stories in any genre, that capture readers’ imagination and inspire them to develop a life-long love of reading. Our titles can be standalone stories or part of a series, using design and illustration that is integral to the content when appropriate. We aim to create future classics for 5 – 12 year olds.
The content of a Hot Key book is defined by originality of voice and challenging, thought-provoking stories that resonate on a global stage. Always memorable and stimulating, these books can create new waves in any genre for teen and older readers.
Commission and edit commercially viable books for the Fiction lists, ensuring the books are of the quality and accuracy required, and published to schedule.
Essential job functions/responsibilities
List and Project Management
Qualifications and experience
Bonnier Books UK is committed to building a diverse workforce through positive action. Currently, Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic employees are under-represented in our workforce and we actively encourage applicants from these groups. For further information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan here.
Working with a team of passionate, talented people
Internal learning and development programmes
Career Development opportunities
Fun social events
Bonnier Books is a major UK publisher with group sales of £80m. Home to three divisions and 16 adult and children’s imprints, we publish across a wide variety of genres, for different ages. From crime to reading group fiction; memoir to self-help; activity to reference – we believe every book matters.
For more information about Bonnier Books UK please visit our website: www.bonnierbooks.co.uk