Senior Commissioning Editor – Children’s Books

A rare career opportunity has arisen for a Senior Commissioning Editor to join a highly regarded and long established children’s book publishing company.

Your role as Senior Commissioning Editor will be to commission and acquire new books for global markets across the company’s nonfiction, gift and pre-school books lists.

We would welcome enquiries from children’s book editors with relevant experience and an eye for new trends. Perhaps you’re a senior/editor with commissioning experience or a commissioning editor looking for a step up, or a senior commissioning editor seeking a new and exciting challenge in 2024.

The company is based in London and offers hybrid office working. A generous salary is on offer which will depend on the experience you bring, and the company offers a great range of employee benefits.

If this opportunity sounds like it might be of interest to you, the next step is to confidentially send your CV to Danny Parnes at Think Selection: – or you can call Danny on 07958 208817 for an initial chat in confidence.

PS – our client has indicated that interviews will start asap so please register your interest with us as soon as possible – thanks.

How to Apply

If this role sounds like it could be of interest to you, then in the first instance, in confidence, please send a short intro note with your CV to Danny Parnes


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