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Editor – Statistics, Books

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Company :
Taylor and Francis

Location :
University Park, Florida

Expiry Date :
Mon, 05 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Description

We are looking for an Editorfor our Statistics list in the Books division. You will be responsible for commissioning, developing, and publishing books to help grow the list in all areas of statistics and data science. Youll work closely with the Senior Publisher to identify commissioning strategies to continue the momentum of the list and be the main point of contact for all authors and editors on the list. Additionally, youll liaise with production, marketing, sales, royalties, and other departments on matters concerning books in the list. You will be self-motivated, organized, able to manage you own workload, and be able to work to deadlines. This is a fantastic opportunityto join one of the leading Statistics books programs in the world.

CLOSING DATE: MARCH 26, 2021

WHAT YOULL BE DOING:

* Commissioning and publishing quality products to agreed revenue, profitability, and growth targets
* Presenting proposals to publisher for contract sign-off
* Negotiating and drawing up contracts for Author and Senior Publisher signature
* Managing authors through the writing process, dealing with queries, and guidance on the publishing process
* Researching new areas for development, including commissioning new series and/or series editors, as needed
* Traveling to conferences and universities to meet with current authors and new prospects
* Liaising with marketing to plan overall strategy for the list and campaigns for individual products
* Liaising with production to see books through to publication
* Working with the Editorial Assistant on the list