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Commissioning Editor, ELT

Commissioning Editor, ELT

Location:  London, England

We have a great new opportunity to join a prestigious ELT publisher as a Commissioning Editor, to work across their expanding publishing programme. This role offers a competitive salary and hybrid or remote working (with occasional visits) based out of the company's London office.

As Commissioning Editor you will work on a range of ELT learning materials (digital and print) including course books and teacher resources for the schools market (all ages) in the Middle East. Responsibilities include:

  • Commission and publish high-quality print, audio and digital learning materials.
  • Manage complex projects with fixed budgets and deadlines.
  • Coordinate teams of authors, educational consultants, editors, designers and illustrators.
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain schedules.
  • Content edit and copy edit learning materials.
  • Brief for artwork and advise on picture research.
  • Brief for audio, video and digital material creation, and coordinate checking.
  • Coordinate digital content uploads and ensure that they display correctly.
  • Respond to client feedback and raise effective queries.
  • Attend and speak at conferences and teacher training events.

The Commissioning Editor will ideally have solid experience in ELT publishing, from having previously developed educational products and teaching and learning content. As well as the ability to build and manage successful relationships, the Commissioning Editor will have excellent attention to detail and strong problem-solving and project management skills. Experience of producing learning materials for the Middle Eastern market would be beneficial but not essential. To find out more get in touch ASAP!

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