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28 July 2017

HarperCollins: Commissioning Editor (Primary Home Learning)

HarperCollins is one of the UK's foremost, diverse and innovative multi-platform publishers. We publish a wide range of books, from cutting-edge contemporary fiction, to block-busting thrillers and from fantasy literature to children's literature and enduring classics. We also publish a great selection of non-fiction titles, including history, celebrity memoirs, biographies, popular science, dictionaries, maps, reference titles and education books, and our digital business is thriving. With nearly 200 years of history, we publish some of the world's foremost authors, from Nobel prize-winners to worldwide bestsellers. In addition, we also publish the works of Agatha Christie, JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis.

Our Collins Learning division are looking for a Commissioning Editor to join the team for a maternity cover. This role will involve assisting the senior commissioning staff across a broad range of publishing projects for both primary and secondary markets, in all aspects of the commissioning process and with particular emphasis on manuscript development, author liaison and project leadership.

This is a great opportunity to make a crucial contribution to the successful development of the Home Learning and Keen Kite businesses, and acquire experience in market-focused product development for a diverse range of sectors.

This position can be based in Honley, Scotland or London.

For full details and to apply, see the HarperCollins website.

Early applications may be prioritised.