Applications are invited for the position of General Manager – Publishing in the Publishing Department at Penguin Group (NZ).
This senior role is responsible for the overall management, planning and shaping of the New Zealand Publishing list. In addition, this role will be responsible for researching and commissioning a range of new commercial adult lifestyle/non-fiction books and other media for Penguin NZ’s publishing programme, both illustrated and non-illustrated.
You will have a solid background in commissioning within a publishing or a related field, ideally with a specialty in lifestyle or non-fiction mediums as well as strong editorial skills and have proven experience as an exceptional team leader. To be successful in this role, you will be a strategic thinker with commercial acumen, have an excellent record of developing strong working relationships and be a skilled networker.
This position will appeal to someone who enjoys being part of a senior management team, has both the expertise and a real passion for the book trade, and is stimulated by motivating a team to achieve their targets.
To register your interest in applying or to receive a copy of the job description for this position, please contact:
Human Resources Manager
Pearson New Zealand
Please send your confidential letter of application and resume before 5pm, Monday 2 August 2010.