We’re Hiring

Hay House India is looking for an experienced Commissioning Editor to work on a wide range of subjects in the mind, body, spirit and self-improvement genre. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone able to lead projects with plenty of drive and enthusiasm.

The Role

• Commission new manuscripts and manage backlist to ensure your list meets identified market needs
• Maintain solid market awareness in order to identify publishing opportunities
• Monitor market trends and competitor activity; undertake market research
• Develop and maintain a network of external contacts; attend conferences/events as required
• Draw up and negotiate contracts with authors/agents
• Manage initial budget and schedule for commissioned projects

Skills, Knowledge, Experience

• Must have minimum 3 years of experience in book publishing
• Track record of commissioning books, ideally developing a list
• Excellent knowledge of the editorial and commissioning process
• Relevant market knowledge advantageous/interest in the mind, body, spirit sector
• Good awareness/experience of e-books/digital opportunities

This role is based at Hay House’s Delhi office. To apply, please send a CV, covering letter, including current salary details and notice period, to contact@hayhouse.co.in