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Editorial Project Manager

Available upon request
Date Posted:
06 Sep 2018
Advertising End Date:
27 Sep 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
Do you have a background in managing museum archives or managing editorial projects in publishing?  A leading digital academic publisher has an exciting opportunity for Production Editor/Project Manager. You will have the opportunity to research and write content as well as managing their digital collections through the production process. This varied role offers the opportunity to bring together editorial project management skills and relationship management abilities to ensure their Arts and Humanities collections are delivered to a high quality and to schedule.  This is a full time role based in Wiltshire. 

Key duties:
Manage all aspects of production process for their digital collections, from copywriting/research, to organising the digitisation to budget and schedule.
Develop and maintain successful relationships with academics and external organisations
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/ Academics
Collaborate with colleagues on design, research tools, functionality, data reports
Working with development editors to conduct research and write content for their projects
Attend archives to count and assess material for inclusion in projects

Experience / skills required:
Editorial Project Management experience publishing or project managing in Museums/Galleries 
Develop and maintain successful relationships with external suppliers, authors and academics
Strong project management skills with experience managing the improvement of processes
Ideally you will Line Management experience 
You will have excellent copywriting and research skills
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

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


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