Could you be our new Production Editor?

Posted on February 18, 2022 by Alison Fox

Want to join one of the most exciting, innovative open access publishers around?  Then look no further, we're looking for a Production Editor to join our dynamic team! 

For a full job description, and to apply:

Reporting to the Production Manager, the postholder will manage the production process on a designated list of books, including acting as the main point of liaison with authors during the production process; appoint and manage a range of freelancers; and monitor schedules and budgets so that books are published in a timely manner and to high editorial standards. 

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £29,802 - £34,867 per annum; inclusive of London Allowance. 

This role may in part be suitable for remote working. The role holder will be expected to work a minimum of 40% of their time on UCL’s Bloomsbury campus. The pattern of on-campus and remote working will be agreed with the role holder.

Candidates must...

  • Have general book production experience
  • Have a strong understanding of the full book production lifecycle
  • Have solid experience of managing freelancers and working with authors
  • Be highly organised with a methodical and analytical approach to work
  • Have the ability to manage their own workload in order to meet deadlines while maintaining high standards

For further information about the vacancy including the full job description and person specification about the vacancy and how to apply online, please go to  and search for Reference Number 1882006.

Please note that only information contained in the application form will be considered by the shortlisting panel therefore covering letters and CVs are not required. For enquiries regarding the application process please contact or telephone 020 7679 7977 quoting the job reference. Further information about UCL Library Services can be found on our website .

Closing Date: 9th March 2022

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: 23rd March 2022

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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