Editor- Books and Publication 58 views

Company Name: Sakal Media Group
Designation: Editor
CTC: 6.0 to 8.0 LPA
Job Location: Pune
Experience: working in editorial role in books publishing with 3 years in newspaper or magazine
Desired Qualification: Post Graduate in English Literature.
Overview: Will be part of the books and publication team at Sakal Media Group
Job Responsibility & Responsibility:

  • Commissioning -to build a list of potential authors and book, maintain strong relationship with the authors already on the list, scour newspapers, magazines and blogs to find the best news writer around , often having to pitch against other publishers for the acquisition.
  • Identify of best-selling English/ other language books, talking / writing to literary agents, publishers for rights to publish Marathi Translations.
  • Managing the publishing plan and managing the publishing schedule. Editorially-related administrative tasks. Work with authors in order to help snap the books content, ensuring that the information flows in properly, in logical progression.
  • Coordination with writers, editors, proof readers and designers for timely release for the final material. Ensuring the correctness of the content to be published. Appoint(outsource) recourses to complete the DTP of a book.
  • Responsible for the quality/ standardization for the products.
  • Develop publicity/promotions material. Organise and coordinate books promotions and lunch events.

Critical competencies:

  • Love for books and writing. Good knowledge of the industry, publishers, authors, critics, bestsellers. Passion for books.
  • Excellent command of both English and Marathi language.
  • Good eye for detail, strong negotiation skills, a keen commercial sense and good people skills are essential
  • Excellent time/project management skills
  • Networks with Authors, writers, proof readers and designers will be an added advantage
  • Great PR skills, outgoing and lively personality.
  • Capability to convert idea into a desirable product

Key linkages -internal and external: Books Publication team, account, commercial printing, brand promotions
Please read the company profile for more information.


Company Profile : http://www.sakalmediagroup.com

Salary: INR 5,50,000 – 8,00,000 P.A.
Industry: Media / Entertainment / Internet
Functional Area: Journalism, Editing, Content
Role Category: Journalist/Writer
Role: Correspondent/Assistant Editor/Associate Editor
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time
Keyskills:

publicityeditorialenglish literaturepeople skillsmanagement skillsbooks publicationCommissioningPublisherauthors

Desired Candidate Profile

Commissioning -to build a list of potential authors and book, maintain strong relationship with the authors already on the list, scour newspapers, magazines and blogs to find the best news writer around , often having to pitch against other publishers for the acquisition.
Identify of best-selling English/ other language books, talking / writing to literary agents, publishers for rights to publish Marathi Translations.

PG – Any Postgraduate – Any Specialization, M.A – Any Specialization, English

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