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Industry:Book Publishing
Contract Type:Fixed Term Contract
Salary or training bursary: Competitive
Company:Faber and Faber
Open to all
Apply by:26/02/2021 - 23:59

Guardian Faber, Editor

Are you an experienced editor? Don't miss this exciting opportunity...

Faber and Faber is an independent publisher with a rich heritage, made famous by great writers such as Eliot, Auden, Beckett and Plath, and still publishing the best literary works around. The Guardian is a global news organisation with an active community of 100 million readers a month and a reputation for uncovering ground-breaking stories. With the publishing imprint, Guardian Faber, they have combined the strengths of these two brands to create an innovative publishing partnership. Their authors include Alex Bellos, John Crace,  Luke Harding, David Mitchell, Jay Rayner, Polly Toynbee and Gary Younge.

Guardian Faber is looking for a temporary editor to join their team. The ideal candidate will have no less than four years of experience.


  • Your primary role will be to edit non-fiction on a range of subjects from current affairs and culture, sport and science to nature and humour
  • You will be expected to ensure the smooth running of the list and to present the books in internal meetings as needed

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Able to provide brilliant author care and write distinctive cover copy and briefs
  • The ideal candidate will have to demonstrate that they have editorial experience, as a guide no less than four years experience in editorial

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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