What we’re looking for

Commissioning Editors are at the heart of publishing. They are:

Entrepreneurs, Acquirers, Packagers, Influencers, Editors Icons

If you’ve shown these qualities in your career so far, then you’ve the potential to become a Commissioning Editor.

You don’t need publishing knowledge: we’re interested in what you can bring from your career so far, and the skills and experience you’ve developed, whether that’s managing projects, writing online or working with customers in sales.

You’re not just a fan of books; you want to help tell the stories that need to be told. You’re interested in the business of books and have thoughts on how to make Penguin Random House thrive commercially as well as creatively.

If you’ve demonstrated these skills and built this experience in your career so far, then we think you’ve got the potential to make a great Commissioning Editor... apply and you could be next.

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