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Experience

Assistant Commissioning Editor

John Wiley and Sons
October 2007 to September 2010
Responsibilities completed
  • Building up publisher's list of titles on 3-year forecast
  • Reading and evaluating book proposals and manuscripts submitted by authors and agents, and assessing their suitability for the list
  • Contracting electronic and book publication rights
  • Releasing up to 10 packaging and text handovers/month to production: assessing manuscript content and image quality control, liaising with external suppliers and authors
  • Preparing marketing materials: selecting cover images, writing blurbs, securing endorsements, designing flyers and yearly catalogue
Company Description

A global publishing company that specialises in academic non-fictions, especially in the Science Technical and Medical subject area