Vacancy: Commissioning Editor/Modern Languages Maternity cover

An experienced commissioning editor, with knowledge and awareness of academic publishing in the humanities and social sciences is sought for a maternity cover contract of up to 12 months. We are a publisher of monographs and collected editions in both well-established book series, and stand-alone texts in both print and e-formats. The ideal candidate will ideally have a strong connection with modern languages, and in particular a working knowledge of any of the following languages: French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese would be advantageous. The position is offered on a flexible 3-day per week basis (60%) and can be based either partly or wholly in our lovely offices in central Oxford, or from a home base with occasional visits to the office and field duties, as appropriate.
Please apply in the first instance with your covering letter and CV to the Publishing Director, Lucy Melville. Tel: 01865 514160 x22. E-mail:

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