Two Editor Roles
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
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.
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 www.egmont.co.uk 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
date: 20th October 2019
Please ensure you
clearly state which position you are applying for.
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