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Editor / Project Manager

TASCHEN (location: Cologne)

To strengthen our team of editors at our headquarters in Cologne, Germany, we are looking for a full-time

Editor / Project Manager

Key responsibilities:

  • Independent project management of multilingual book publications, from the preparation of budgets and schedules to printing
  • Punctual and efficient revision of our titles for new editions
  • Coordination of reprints in our extensive backlist program
  • Close cooperation with international authors, translators and freelancers, typesetters, designers, and printers in Germany and abroad
  • Clearance of image, text, and artist copyrights, as well as the procurement of image material
  • Internal coordination with the graphic and production departments

Candidate’s profile:

  • Degree in the humanities or media sciences, preferably art history
  • First professional experience in the publishing or media industry
  • Ideally project management skills and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in German and English, ideally also with a good command of French or Spanish
  • Independent, structured, and precise, with a team-oriented approach to work
  • Flexibility, ability to work under pressure, and a pragmatic, solutions-based approach
  • Adherence to deadlines and ability to deal with time pressure
  • Good computer skills (Acrobat, MS Office, InDesign)
  • Interest in the subjects on which we publish

What we offer:

  • A diverse and demanding job within a creative and international working environment
  • An open business culture with a flat organizational structure and rapid decision-making processes
  • A variety of tasks in a committed, dynamic team
  • Flexible working hours as well as the possibility of combining remote and on-site work
  • A competitive salary
  • A permanent full-time job

Please send us your resume and cover letter in either English or German, including your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date, by e-mail to jobs@taschen.com