Editorial Director, Transworld


Transworld is growing its Non-fiction team and is looking for an Editorial Director to commission books in subject areas such as ‘big think’, current affairs, soft business/economics and history.


We’re looking for a great communicator with a fresh perspective. The successful candidate will be creative, entrepreneurial and ambitious, eager both to acquire and create new content, and to run their own list of about eight original titles each year, while working with more junior colleagues to develop their commissioning skills. They will be confident in their judgement of trends and be able to demonstrate a sure knowledge of the books market, retailers, our audiences and competitors.


What can you expect from us? We know that our employees are the heart of our business and have benefits that reflect our commitment to them. More information will be shared at interview stage but please find a summary below:


  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement, plus bank holidays.
  • Medical cover
  • life assurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Personal Learning Allowance
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Extended Parental Leave
  • Summer working hours
  • Volunteering policy, and charity matching 
  • 60% Discount on Company books


This role will be based in Nine Elms from May 2020.  Please apply with your CV and cover letter no later than Friday 31st January 2020 .










Company: The Random House Group Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: W5 5SA 

Job ID: 54106

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