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Assessment Publisher / Senior Commissioning Editor

Location:
London
Salary:
c. £40,000 to £48,000 depending on experience
Date Posted:
12 Jun 2019
Advertising End Date:
05 Jul 2019
Vacancy Type:
Contract
Reference:
7859
Job Description
Do you have a track record of commissioning new projects and developing publishing strategy? Do you have experience in assessments publishing and digital content? A leading educational publisher based in central London is looking for a candidate to join their successful team as an Assessment Publisher or a Senior Commissioning Editor depending on experience. This is a varied and exciting role, where you can really have an impact on the future direction of this growing business. Please note that this is for a fixed-term contract of up to a year to start at the end of September. This role offers a lot of flexibility in terms of flexible hours/remote working.


Key duties:

  • Develop strategy for the list, researching market and commissioning new print and digital products
  • Work closely with colleagues and contribute to the growth of assessment list spanning primary and secondary
  • Develop commercially sound business cases for new products based on customer feedback
  • Manage projects to ensure they are published on time and to budget
  • Monitor backlist and existing online products to ensure they are updated and stock levels are maintained to the correct levels
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Experience / skills required:

  • Solid experience commissioning and managing complex projects through to completion
  • Experience of commissioning and developing assessments ideally for schools
  • Ability to understand customers’ needs and build and grow sustainable lists
  • Demonstrable experience of setting budgets and forecasting
  • Awareness of the impact of technology on customers and of its influence on the publishing programme
  • Commercially aware with excellent planning skills
  • Awareness of trends in the UK education market, government policy applying to assessment, and relevant contacts is desirable

 

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

Contact:             Karine Nicpon
Tel:                    020 3574 4426

 

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