The position of Book Commissioning Editor is a full-time position based in Singapore.
Conceptualise new content ideas, coordinates book projects from proposal to publication, and monitors the progress of the books to ensure timely submission.
Communicates with authors and editors and helps to maintain relationships with our external network of academic authors and editors.
Work closely with team members to develop and proofread quality learning materials
Work with designers and/or the marketing team in the design and deliver relevant collateral materials.
Keep abreast with market information such as competitors’ activities and developments in the STEM book sector.
Identify potential issues and actively seek/adjust resolutions to ensure timely delivery of projects assigned.
Handle all feedback and enquiries about new book proposals and published titles.
Bachelor’s, Master’s degree in all disciplines; A Master’s is preferred
Knowledge of book publishing, including pre-press
Strong communication and coordination skills
Well-organized, meticulous and deadline-oriented.
Excellent command of the English Language
Able to work independently and in a team
Advanced knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
What we offer:
Career Learning Development
Attractive Incentives & Reward Schemes
Flat Organizational Structures
Travel Trips to the Other MDPI Offices
To Have Access to Online Training Programs & Attend the Best Scientific Conferences
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Personal Health Insurance (Inclusive of Medical & Dental)
Surprise Birthday Gift
Employee Referral Bonus
You must have the right to work and live in Singapore
This role is based in Singapore.
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Book Commissioning Editor
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