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Production Editor

Available upon request
Date Posted:
10 Aug 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
A leading digital academic publisher is seeking a Production Editor to join their team. You will be the project lead, as you will be responsible for managing the entire production process for their Arts and Humanities collections to ensure projects are published on time and to budget.  This is a full time role based in Wiltshire. 

Key duties:
Manage all aspects of production process for their digital collections, including organising digitisation & data capture
Managing the technical build for digital collections, including the test phase
Lead a project team to assign workflows/tasks
Manage external suppliers and commissioning Editors 
Collaborate with colleagues on design, research tools, functionality, data reports
Conduct research and write content for their projects
Attend archives to count and assess material for inclusion in projects

Experience / skills required:

Production Editorial/ Project Management experience within academic publishing environment essential
You will have experience managing the improvement of processes
A passion for history and the humanities, with an interest in primary source content
Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
Strong commercial awareness and an academic background would be advantageous
An interest in digital resources and education

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to clairecs@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:        Claire Carrington-Smith       
Tel:               01865 339 532

Applications ASAP please

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.