2.7km | , UK
|Hours||37.5 - 37.5 Hours|
HarperCollins Children's Books has a rare opportunity to join its Colour team in the key role of Senior Editor. The Senior Editor will have editorial management responsibilities for a range of projects across print and digital and will support the Colour Publishers on major brands and picture book titles. They will not commission but will be actively involved in the process of creating new formats and titles for the relevant brands e.g Judith Kerr, Brambly Hedge, Percy the Park Keeper etc. They will work on creative pitches for new brands and custom publishing, which will give the successful applicant valuable experience and opportunities for creativity, and an opportunity to work on some of the bestselling and most beloved children’s literary brands.
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