We believe that a diverse workforce
strengthens our creativity and delivers the best commercial performance.
We are therefore seeking applications from people, whose backgrounds, experience
and identity broadens and enhances the diversity of our company.We currently have an exciting opportunity for
a talented and creative Editor to join our team working on our award-winning
and bestselling fiction list.We’re looking for someone efficient and
reliable, who knows the market and will come to every project with an inclusive
approach and sensitivity to the author or brand. You will work with the
Commissioning Editors on line edits, proofreading and copyediting, liaise with
authors on editorial feedback and the development of manuscripts, and produce
creative copy for blurbs and sales material. You will support the team on delivering
polished manuscripts on schedule, always with the reader in mind and you will play
a part in creative project development and helping to find the Next Big Thing.
As the role develops, there’s potential for you to take the creative lead on
select projects. At Egmont, we place the editorial relationship
at the very heart of every project – making sure our expertise helps authors
deliver the very best stories for children. You’ll need to
demonstrate a knowledge of the UK children’s fiction market and some hands-on
experience of editing children’s fiction, ideally with copyediting and
proofreading experience. Knowledge of Biblio would also be an advantage. Above all we’re looking for someone with a
real passion for what they do to join this driven, creative and collaborative
team.The role is
based in our WeWork offices in the heart of the city and is close to several
stations including Fenchurch St, Bank, Tower Hill and London BridgeOur 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 CV’s. Closing
date: 1st March 2020Please ensure you
clearly state which position you are applying for.Strictly No Agencies
In case you have any questions to this position, please contact: email@example.com.
The application deadline is 3/1/2020, and we conduct interviews ongoing. Please click the "Apply Now" button to apply for the job. We do not accept applications sent by email.
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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