Job title: Managing Editor
Company: Trinity College London
Is the role permanent? Yes
Is the role full time? Yes
Location: Remote Working/London
Contact: Barry.Yeung@trinitycollege.co.uk
Closing Date: 28th June 2021

Job description

Trinity College London is an international exam board and music publisher, with a rich cultural heritage and a positive, supportive approach to assessment and development. What sets us apart in our focus on the learner and our strong reputation for innovation and achievement based on the delivery of flexible styles of learning and teaching. We provide recognised and respected qualifications in a range of communications-based subjects, including music, drama, English Language and communication skills.

Our exams, assessments and publications are designed to help learners fulfil their own individual talents and abilities. Today we deliver over 850,000 assessments each year worldwide. Our international network is expanding quickly, and we now provide qualifications in more than 60 countries around the world.

About the role
The role of the Managing Editor is to oversee and manage the editorial function for Trinity College London Press’ English Language publications. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the accuracy and quality of English Language publications, working to provide world-class, market-leading materials for print and online distribution whilst instilling Trinity’s core English language assessment values across all publications.

Working closely with the wider Press & Enterprises teams and our academic team, the Managing Editor for English Language will play a key role in steering the direction of Trinity’s English Language publishing portfolio in support of our world-renowned, prestigious English Language qualifications.

About You
Several years of proven success in a similar role within English Language publishing would enable you to be successful in this role. We are interested to hear about your professional understanding of the English language publishing space as well as detailed knowledge of all aspects of editorial and production processes. The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and prioritising workload be vital in the role of Managing Editor. Project Management expertise and working knowledge of design software such as Adobe InDesign will be critical. This role would suit someone who is forward-thinking with an analytical eye and enjoys building out the publications portfolio to maximise on business results.

If you are commercially minded with experience in, or a working understanding of, marketing and promotion, please do get in touch and apply to us with your CV and cover letter.

Our Benefits
Trinity provides a work environment that is stimulating, inspiring and fair. Our approach to reward values our employees while ensuring each person’s contribution makes us great as an organisation.

As an employee, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including private health insurance, generous annual leave, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, training and development and a non-contractual annual bonus scheme, plus more.

Our commitment
Trinity College London is an equal opportunities employer and our talented people come from all walks of life. Trinity is open to all applicants from different backgrounds and we are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace. All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a full CV with a covering letter, clearly explaining your interest and suitability for the role.

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of the children and young people that we work with. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the organisation. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Upon successful appointment into the role, you will be required to complete our vetting procedures as with all Trinity College London SELT employees. This is carried out by a 3rd party supplier and our standard background checks consist of Right to Work in the UK, Identity Check, Employment History check, Financial Probity Check, Highest Academic Qualifications Check and a basic DBS check.

COVID-19 considerations
The safety of our staff, examiners and candidates will be our priority at all times and we have taken a number of steps to ensure this which includes in-depth training, policies and new operating procedures within government social-distancing guidelines.