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Two Editor Roles

12 months Fixed Term Contracts


We believe that a diverse workforce strengthens our creativity and delivers the best commercial performance. We are, therefore, seeking applications from high quality people, whose backgrounds, experience and identity broadens and enhances the diversity of our company.


We have an exciting opportunity for talented and creative Editors to join our team working on the Brands & Licensing book list for a 12-month fixed-term contract.


The Editors will have responsibility for writing, editing and developing appropriately targeted books for children, taking them from concept to production on time and within a set budget. The team works on titles for all ages including pre-school and primary age brands and older gaming and sports titles.


If you are someone who has: A keen editorial eye with current/recent experience of working within publishing preferably within brands & licensing (junior editor level minimum); experience of managing your own schedules and costings; creating age appropriate content and gaining approvals; writing engaging copy for sales material and consumer and trend market awareness, then we would love to hear from you. 


The role is based in our offices at Minster Court EC3.


Our company purpose is to make all children proud readers through our broad portfolio of inclusive, child-friendly books and magazines for children and families from all backgrounds, for every interest and reading ability. We are committed to creating opportunities for people from groups traditionally under-represented in publishing.


Egmont is the publisher of some of the world’s leading children’s authors, illustrators and brands including Michael Morpurgo, Andy Stanton, Jim Smith, Julia Donaldson, Tintin, Winnie-the-Pooh, Star Wars, Minecraft, Mr Men, Thomas & Friends, Disney Princess, Toxic and Go Girl to name just a few!  We are also part of the Egmont Group; Europe’s largest children’s publisher telling stories through books, magazines, film, TV, music, games and mobile in 30 countries throughout the world. 


If you would like to join us, please go to our website at click on role you wish to apply for and this will navigate you through to our Careers site.  Please click on the Apply Now button and follow the instructions to complete and submit the relevant application forms. Please note that we do not accept CV’s. 


Closing date:  20th October 2019


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The application deadline is 10/20/2019, and we conduct interviews ongoing. Please click the "Apply Now" button to apply for the job. We do not accept applications sent by email.

About Egmont Publishing UK 

Egmont Publishing publishes more than 700 magazines in 30 countries. Besides the core business, Egmont Publishing is building up new growth areas within both marketing services and e-commerce. Egmont Publishing is a part of Egmont - a leading media group in the Nordic region. Egmont is responsible for Nordisk Film and TV 2 in Norway as well as a commercial foundation which generated revenue amounting to EUR 1.5 billion in 2017. We donate EUR 13 million a year to help improve the lives of children and young people.

We bring stories to life.

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