Informa Editor - Mathematics books in Milton Park, United States

Editor - Mathematics books

Milton Park, Boca Raton, Home

Job Reference:MPBR-EDI-005288

Location:Milton Park, Boca Raton, Home

Closing Date:22/02/2019

Department:Editorial

Division:Academic Publishing

We are currently recruiting for an Editor for our Mathematics list in the books division. The successful candidate will be responsible for commissioning, developing, and publishing books to help grow the list. They will work closely with the Publisher to identify commissioning strategies to continue the momentum of the list. They will be the main point of contact for all authors and editors on the list, and will liaise with production, marketing, sales, royalties, and other departments on matters concerning books in the list. They will need to be self-motivated, organized, able to manage their own workload, and to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Commissioning and publishing quality products to agreed revenue, profitability, and growth targets.

  • Presenting proposals to publisher for contract sign-off.

  • Negotiating and drawing up contracts for Author and Publisher signature.

  • Managing authors through the writing process, dealing with queries, and guidance on the publishing process.

  • Researching new areas for development, including commissioning new series and/or series editors as needed.

  • Travel to conferences and Universities to meet with current authors and new prospects.

  • Liaison with marketing to plan overall strategy for the list and campaigns for individual products.

  • Liaison with production to see books through to publication.

  • Working with the Editorial Assistant on the list.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Some commissioning and list management experience.

  • Self-motivation with the drive to succeed.

  • Good organization skills and the ability to manage their own workload.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position is recruited globally, so the candidate can be based at our offices in Milton Park, Oxfordshire; Boca Raton, Florida; or at their home.In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package and company pension scheme.Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.To find out more about our business and the great career opportunities please go to our Careers Site:http://www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/careersInforma is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, colour, creed, disability status, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.