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Commissioning Editor

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Judicial advice in a tweet or a legal guide in a click, you are the next generation Rule of Law. Every day, LexisNexis produces and provides industry-leading legal content to more than five million professionals across 100 countries in the legal, corporate, government, accounting, academic and law enforcement markets. Today, with our cutting-edge, high-speed and easily accessible information solutions, you can be the difference that will uphold the law across borders as the world and technology evolves.


From reporting and updating breaking news to producing authoritative legal, financial and academic content in line with international standards, you define and lead discussions on the future of innovative content production.


As our Commissioning Editor you will be part of a team responsible for managing a list of LexisNexis titles for the legal practitioner market. The Commissioning Editor helps to oversee this program by commissioning authors, managing revision titles, researching the market and preparing proposals based on extensive market research. The Commissioning Editor works in collaboration with marketing, sales and other key stakeholders in regards to new publishing opportunities.  You will ensure that the list of LexisNexis titles within the assigned portfolio is constantly being developed and expanded to meet Academic customer needs and increase revenue growth.


Key requirements for the role include:


  • A background  in  legal practice
  • Keen interest in the information needs of the legal profession
  •  A passion and sincere drive to achieve excellence in publishing
  • The ability to handle the challenges and demands of author management and  project deadlines
  • Clear communication skills and the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong relationship building  capacity with key figures within a given market/industry
  • Experience  in publishing for the e-learning environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.


Every day at LexisNexis, you will work with highly creative minds to explore impossibilities, inspire innovation and lead the way 21st century legal content is produced, disseminated and utilised. You have the power to empower those in need and truly make a difference to the lives of people all around the world.

Today, you are the difference to how you look at your career. Make it happen.


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