Commissioning Editor

Job Reference: IND-EDI-009209

Location: India

Closing Date: 31/01/2020

Department: Editorial

Division: Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Group, a leading international academic publishing company, are currently recruiting for an Editor to join their Routledge division working on the Special Issues as Books programme, commonly referred to as SPIBs. 

This position would involve the commissioning and conversion of new books resulting from journal special issues. 

Tasks include the proactive commissioning of new projects from a full range of international authors, devising a forward-thinking strategy for the list and determining which books to publish. The successful applicant should exhibit an aptitude for highly organised teamwork, and possess strong commercial awareness. Publishing experience, and knowledge of publishing systems (Books and/or Journals) is preferred.

The new Editor should enjoy communicating and working with other people, and working under pressure to meet demanding targets. They should also enjoy building a relationship with various stakeholders and acting as the main point of contact for both standalone books and long-standing series.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly efficient professional who wishes to develop their editorial experience and to work on one of Routledge’s most important lists.  


The Company - Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.
Taylor & Francis Group operates globally and produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

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