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Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in New York and London, with offices in several other cities. Phaidon books are sold in a wide variety of sales channels – bookstores and specialty shops, retail and online – around the world.

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Project Editor (London)

A vacancy has arisen in our London office for an experienced book editor to project manage titles on Phaidon’s General Interest list, which includes popular culture and science, gardens, art and photography. Working closely with the Publisher and Commissioning Editor, the editor will be involved in all aspects of book creation, from the early stages of commissioning through to hand-over to production. This will include assessing texts, editing, managing budgets and schedules, as well as supervising proofreaders and outside editors. The editor will liaise extensively with photographers, freelance and consultant editors, authors, picture researchers, graphic designers and Phaidon's production team.

Substantial project-management experience in illustrated book publishing (including content development and research, editing, budget management, and InDesign skills) is essential, along with a dedication to excellence and accuracy, and a talent for building strong relationships with authors and freelancers. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrable knowledge of and passion for books within the areas covered by this role.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter including your current salary to Zek Tahir, HR Manager, Phaidon Press Limited, Regent’s Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, email ztahir@phaidon.com

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

Closing date: 23 September 2019.

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ABOUT PHAIDON

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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