This role is responsible for supervising the delivery of all Lion Hudson products (printed books, ebooks and other associated media products) to agreed timescales and budgets of the publishing programme. The role comprises human resource line management, scheduling & systems project management, publishing plan management with some editorial project managing to deliver assigned books or covering for project managers. Supervising a team comprised of two Senior Project Managers, one Project Manager and an Editorial Assistant. Assigning projects and supervising the hand-over of all projects at the point of delivery and acceptance to the assigned editorial project manager who in turn manages all aspects of in-house and outsourced editorial tasks: structural edits, copy editing, proofreading, photo research, permissions clearance etc. The Editorial Manager ensures book project estimates reflect accurate costs and that schedules reflect accurate delivery milestones leading to agreed publication dates. Managing the publishing plan and project schedules using in-house publishing management systems. Leading continuous business improvement of editorial processes and systems by adopting best practice in editorial tasks, training staff as required and participating in meetings where editorial projects are progressed.
Salary to be discussed on application and interview.