Publishers Association logo


The Editorial Department manages the commissioning of new books, liaising with authors from the beginning of the project to publication. The Editorial team essentially project manages titles throughout the process to ensure it becomes a finished book published to a high standard of accuracy. 

  • Editorial AssistantAn Editorial Assistant provides administrative support to the editorial team.
  • Assistant EditorAn Assistant Editor assists the publisher and commissioning editor with the development and delivery of a manuscript.
  • EditorAn Editor commissions and publishes books.
  • Commissioning EditorA Commissioning Editor is responsible for identifying new authors, book titles or ideas for publication.
  • IndexerAn Indexer reviews documents and creates indexes to make information searches easier.
  • PublisherA Publisher oversees the publishing process and manages the Editorial Department.
  • Head of PublishingThe Head of Publishing is responsible for the day to day operation of the Editorial team.