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Current Openings

Commissioning Editor

Brief Job Description: 

•    To commission need areas of respective Business and Economics, Engineering and Computer Science list.
•    To ensure the smooth process from signing to publishing of the book.

Work Experience & Skills/Domain Knowledge required:

•    Minimum experience of 2-5 years in publishing in a similar profile
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to meet deadlines
•    Proficiency in MS Office
•    Willing to travel

Principal/ Key Responsibilities:

•    Working with the Product Head in developing and expanding the publishing programme
•    Identifying gap areas and commissioning books (textbooks)
•    Planning, organizing and monitoring the progress of projects.
•    Conducting market research, syllabi research, study, analyse and draw inferences.
•    Coordinating with authors and other departments
•    Negotiating agreements/contracts with the authors
•    Resolving editorial queries in consultation with the authors
•    Organizing reviews of manuscripts and review analysis
•    Generating and updating pub schedule/reports, and meeting target pub dates
•    Work closely with the sales and marketing division in the development of the sales and marketing plans for proposed projects
•    Travel to institutions across the country

Educational Qualification:
•    Postgraduate in Management or Undergraduate in engineering or Sciences


Cengage Learning Core Business Competencies

•    Speed
•    Focus
•    Collaboration

Other Requirements:

Essential:  Willing to travel outstation on short notices

Desirable:   Candidates having commissioning experience in textbooks with proven records would be preferred.