Publishing Director

Publishing Director

Job Type : Contract, Full Time

Salary :

Calling all literary fiction publishers!

Inspired are very exciting to be recruiting for one of the top 5 publishers in the world! We're hiring a Publishing Director, for a 12 month fixed term contract based in their highly successful Literary fiction division.

Based in London, working across 3 well known imprints, we are looking for someone who is passionate and has a strong commercial understanding of literary fiction. You will be able to identify new trends within literary fiction, new voices, as well as managing estates and reviving authors from the backlist . There will be one person to line manage, so experience in line management would be an advantage. We will be looking for candidates who have ability to communicate and push the publishing vision forward from acquisition onwards.

This is such a unique opportunity and we're very excited to be working in partnership with our client. This role will be absolutely perfect for someone who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

Innovative and creative approach to publishing
Track record of publishing literary fiction
Specialist in acquiring and publishing literary fiction
Strong commercial awareness
Leadership and people management experience
Excellent communication skills
Well networked with agents and authors

The publisher is offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The role will be remote until office based working is safe again, at which point, they will expect this role to be office based.

Inspired Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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