Senior Commissioning Editor

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)
09 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location : Renold Building, Manchester University Press
Closing Date : 30/09/2018
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Library & Cultural Institutions
Division : Manchester University Press
Hours Per week : Full Time

Manchester University Press is seeking an experienced commissioning editor to manage and grow a well-established book list in politics and international relations.

You will have a thorough understanding of the key areas and emerging trends within the subject area. You will also have a strong track record of successful commissioning, a wide network of relevant contacts, and a keen awareness of the academic trade publishing opportunities for the wider market.

The Social Sciences is an area in which MUP is actively developing both its scholarly strengths and its ability to make an impact beyond academia. We aim to hire a candidate who shares our vision for the future of the Social Sciences list at MUP and who has the skills to identify and act upon excellent opportunities to build upon its distinguished past.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Emma Brennan


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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