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Martin Gamache

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The publishers of Times and Collins atlases and maps

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Cartographic Editor / Editorial
Co-ordinator within Harper Collins' Cartographic Division in
Bishopbriggs, Glasgow.

The main purpose of this role is as follows:

* Responsibility for authoring of content and editorial tasks
relating to map and atlas products and databases, so that our titles
build and lead the market and are delivered profitably.
* Liaison with the Editor-in-Chief in developing and implementing
editorial strategy and policies, to ensure our products become renowned
for accuracy, reliability and relevance.
* Co-ordination of editorial activities throughout the
cartographic division, to further develop and maintain editorial

To be successful, you must have

* A degree or equivalent in Geography or Cartography/ Geomatics.
* Editorial experience in a commercial publishing environment.
* Knowledge of main graphics/ cartographic software packages
* Experience in writing for publication.
* Good communication and team working skills.
* Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

The following skills/ qualifications would also be desirable

* Management qualification / experience
* Publishing / editorial qualification
* Experience in cartographic production
* Experience in use of software packages including Illustrator,
Quark, Photoshop, Freehand, Map Publisher.
* Management of publishing projects

To apply, please send your CV and current salary details to
vacancies@harpercollins.co.uk. As interviews will be scheduled from week
commencing 15th August, please detail any holiday commitments that you
have around this time. This will allow us to plan interviews

Closing Date for all applications : 29th July 2005.

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