Penguin Group (NZ) is seeking to appoint a talented and successful Publisher to join the Publishing Team.
The role of Publisher will be responsible for researching and commissioning a range of new commercial adult lifestyle books for Penguin NZ’s publishing programme, taking each book through the in-house approval stage from idea to acquisition.
To be successful in this role you will need to have a solid background in publishing or a related field, ideally with a specialty in lifestyle or non-fiction books, as well as strong editorial skills. You will have an excellent record of developing healthy working relationships and be a skilled networker. Your creativity and design abilities are outstanding, as is your capacity to persuade and influence. An effective level of pragmatism and commercial awareness mixed with the ability to get things done will be vital to the end result.
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.