Anthem Press Seeks Junior Editor

Editor at Anthem Press


Anthem Press is seeking a junior editor to join its central London office in a broad-based role comprising acquisitions, development and editorial project management, working in selected areas across its scholarly, education and professional lists.

Primary responsibilities will include independent commissioning across a number of HSS and education subject areas, acquisitions support to the Publisher, and editorial project management from point of contract to final publication, including close author and peer reviewer liaison and some production oversight.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, with effective communication skills, commercial awareness, a solid understanding of academic publishing, and the ability to be a strong team player while working independently.

A minimum of 2 years of editorial experience is requested, including familiarity with peer review and production in an academic publishing context; candidates with some experience of independent book acquisition will be preferred. This role would be suitable for a confident editorial assistant or assistant editor currently working in academic book or journal publishing who is keen to make the move into a higher-responsibility role at a dynamic and rapidly growing scholarly press.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your cover letter and CV to, indicating also clearly your salary expectations and your ideal start date. Because of recruiting volume, we shall only be contacting suitable candidates until the end of March/April.