Commissioning/Senior Commissioning Editor (Coronet) - Hodder & Stoughton

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Job Reference: hachette/TP/6151/258
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: £30000 - £38000
Working Hours: 35
Closing Date: 03/06/2020
Function: Editorial
Location: London
Division: Hodder & Stoughton
Location: 50 Victoria Embankment, London

What we offer

This role is based in our London office, as part of an experienced team in a creative and dynamic working environment, and offers a competitive salary and bonus potential and benefits package

Who we are and what we do

Coronet is a boutique imprint within Hodder & Stoughton. We publish smart, original and contemporary  bestsellers in non fiction and fiction.  Our authors represent a rich diversity of ideas,  perspectives and voices, including  Graham Norton, Sara Cox,  Brian Catling, Hannah Jewell,  Nell Dunn and Joe Lycett.

What you’ll be doing

We are looking for a strong commissioner who will bring in smart and commercial books, alongside  working on and championing Coronet’s existing authors and titles. Reporting to the publisher, you will be responsible for helping to build on existing projects and bring in new and profitable ones.

Who we’re looking for

With at least two years of experience, you will be a creative and commercially-minded editor; you are likely to have a track record in commissioning successful and market focused non-fiction in areas such as memoir, humour, popular culture and history.   We are looking for someone who is a  clear and effective communicator,  dynamic, enthusiastic and energetic, and excited to work as part of a small and committed team.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.