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Black Library Submissions Editor: Nottingham, UK

About the Job

Do you want to enable the Black Library editorial team to deliver the right books at the right time through actively developing and maintaining a stable of new authors?

Are you excited by going out into the world to actively engage with and recruit great new authors for Black Library? Are you excited by working with Games Workshop’s world renowned universes and background? Do you want to be a part of Black Library’s lasting legacy and contribute to its ongoing growth?

You will be responsible for identifying new authors and then assessing the quality of their submissions, appropriate to Black Library’s needs. You will be recommending new authors to the editorial team with a view to expanding Black Library’s list of core authors. To be successful in this role you will need to be organised, self reliant and be able to plan efficiently.

We know what makes this job hard is maintaining quality no matter what, and remaining cheerful and optimistic regardless of what setbacks or challenges may come your way.

This role will involve attending shows and events outside of Games Workshop and will involve some weekend work.

Working at Games Workshop

At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is even more important than your skills or experience.

Other Essential Information

Closing date: Applications must be received by Sunday, 11th June 2017.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply you must send us a letter telling us why you want this job. We select candidates for interview on the content of their letters. This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

No letter, no interview.

It may also help to include an up-to-date CV.

When you have gathered this information, you can click here to apply.

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