Editorial Project Manager

Job Title: Editorial Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Reference: 1031113_1574870070
Contact Name: Charlotte Reilly
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2019 15:54

Job Description

Job Title: Editorial Project Manager

Location: Chiswick

Salary: £32k-£35k plus 10% bonus


Currently recruiting for a fantastic organisation that lead the way with standards and compliance across the UK and multiple industries.

The Job

This role is to manage the delivery of a portfolio of projects that provide tailored solutions for clients from a diverse range of market sectors. This typically involves managing the drafting, development and publication of projects.

This role will suit candidates with a proven ability to deliver multiple projects to client expectations, on budget, to schedule and to an expected level of quality.


  • Manage complex and challenging projects from initiation to completion in line with agreed budgets/allocated days, schedules and quality criteria.
  • Agree project scope and schedule with client and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor and report on progress towards targets.
  • Proactively lead on solving problems
  • Ensure complete financial management of client-sponsored projects
  • Deliver client and stakeholder value by providing high quality standardization products and services
  • Apply and advise project stakeholders on editing, through the critical analysis of technical content, use of editorial and rewriting skills
  • Review, assess, edit and proofread draft client-sponsored projects
  • Conduct research into stakeholders and relevant projects
  • Arrange and manage stakeholder meetings,
  • Brief and liaise with the Production team, external designer, external printer and external translator to produce publications
  • Review new business cases and proposals to identify potential project issues and conduct pre-project analysis of expected resource requirements and project timelines
  • Effectively manage relationship with external stakeholders and project suppliers
  • Effectively manage relationship with internal stakeholders, such as the Standards Market Development sector teams and the Standards Solutions team
  • Identify and notify of new business opportunities.
  • Engage the Marketing and Public Relations teams where necessary to promote publications.

Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive experience of technical editing and rewriting
  • Experience of managing multiple projects
  • Experience of facilitating group work at different corporate levels
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent
  • The ability to draft content with technical experts
  • Excellent communication skills, with the confidence to deal with multiple audiences at a senior level, including challenging conversations
  • Ability to understand customer requirements