Commissioning Editor (Penguin Readers), Penguin Random House Children's

Are you looking for a new challenge within ELT publishing, in a creative and supportive environment?


We are looking for a Commissioning Editor with a track record of developing secondary ELT Graded Readers publishing to build the new Penguin Readers series within Penguin Random House Children’s.


You’ll have a background in ELT Readers publishing, and a passion for making stories accessible to language learners around the world. The role will focus on identifying and commissioning exciting new content for the series, so a good understanding of international education markets is essential, as is experience negotiating with authors, agents and other licensors.


You will be working with editorial, design, production, sales and marketing colleagues in a fast-paced and vibrant environment. As such, you must be open-minded and flexible, a talented communicator and able to work as part of a dynamic team whilst managing time effectively and handling competing priorities.  


What you’ll get in return is the opportunity to work with a wealth of content from across Penguin Random House, the chance to make connections with colleagues from across the business, and the responsibility of leading an exciting and rapidly growing readers list.


Please apply with a CV and Cover Letter stating why you feel you would be suited for this role by midnight on Tuesday 24th September 2019.




Please note, we are not able to accept agency CV's for this role. Any CV's sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.


Company: The Random House Group Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: WC2R 0RL 

Job ID: 41961

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