Granta Books - Senior Editorial Role

Jobs - Publishing Thursday, 6th December 2018

GRANTA BOOKS is one of the most respected and dynamic independent literary publishers in the UK, publishing a list of diverse, award-winning books from around the world

We are now looking to fill a senior editorial role, to acquire approximately 8-10 titles a year in literary fiction and/or non-fiction for the Granta Books list.

The ideal candidate will be a proven and distinctive acquirer with a passion for literature, who brings editorial excellence, dynamism and flair to the publication of their books. They will have established contacts in the agenting world, and may also have independent networks from which to directly commission titles. They will be experienced in writing copy, presenting their books at conference and assessing cover designs, and will be familiar with Granta's list and publishing vision. They will be ambitious, organised, confident and knowledgeable about the market and bookselling.

Applications from commissioning editors to editorial director level are welcome. The chosen candidate will work closely with the Editorial, Marketing, Publicity and Sales departments to bring their books to publication, and will report directly to the Publishing Director.

Interested candidates should please send a covering letter and CV to by 5p.m. on Friday 7 December.

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