Development Editor in Northampton, Northamptonshire

Applying for the Development Editor role

Igloo Books is a successful publisher, set in a beautiful rural location, who has achieved trend breaking growth over the last 3 years. Our highly motivated team are planning to continue this growth so we are looking for the Best of the Best to join us! Some Achievements so far: * Finalist in the Santander Business of the Year at the Orange Business Awards. * Queens Award for Enterprise in 2011 * Fastest Growing Publisher in the UK in 2010 and 2011 * 65th Fastest Growing Private Company in 2010 We offer *Competitive packages * Beautiful working environment * Fabulous team spirit * Active Social Committee * Support to grow and develop * Plus our company dog Gus to play with. All enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest of Confidence
Job Title: Development Editor
Location: Northamptonshire / Northampton
Salary: £1,000 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Media, Digital & Creative
Sub Sector: Editorial
Job Reference No: SB00008

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Development Editor to join the Creative Teams producing an outstanding range of products.  This role is ideal for a talented and enthusiastic professional, looking to further their career within a rapidly growing company.  Primarily focusing on children’s books, the ideal candidate will be confident in researching and developing new products, creating and writing briefs, as well as commissioning titles in line with budgetary requirements.  You must have excellent proofreading and copy-editing skills, as well as a meticulous attention to detail.  You will also be required to undertake picture research, check facts, create puzzles and activities, write copy, help reformat existing titles and raise Purchase Orders and Work Schedules.  You will need to work well within a team, be able to handle a fast-paced and varied workload, have excellent communication skills and be able to cooperate with designers and other members of the company.

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