Lead Cartographic Editor, Collins Learning

— 5th April 2017

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Company: Collins Learning
  • Closing Date: 28/04/2017

Collins Learning, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces a wide range of titles in both digital and print format across geographical, language and education markets. Flagship titles include The Times Comprehensive Atlas of World, Collins Greater London Street Atlas, The Collins English Dictionary and Collins Big Cat reading scheme.

We are currently looking for a Lead Cartographic Editor to join our Geo Team based in Glasgow. This team is responsible for all the cartography we produce, as well as the digital cartographic data products we license under the Collins Bartholomew brand.

Reporting to the Head of Digital Resources, the successful candidate will have specific editorial responsibility across all cartographic activities. This will include ensuring sound cartographic principles are applied during the creation of databases and other cartographic assets, as well as to all output (print and digital), created from these assets.  A particular responsibility will be to ensure all staff fully understand all editorial guidelines relating to style and geo political policy and that these are rigorously applied in all instances.

You will be a cartographic editor with experience working across all scales of mapping, and have a keen interest in global geography and geo politics. You will have an appreciation of contemporary cartographic tools, with knowledge of ArcGIS and Adobe CS an advantage.

You will have excellent organisational skills, be self-motivated and able to manage your own time effectively. You will be comfortable working across teams, and will act as the editorial expert for all cartography across information, production and publishing teams.

To apply for this role please send your CV together with a covering letter stating current salary to: recruitment@harpercollins.co.uk  by Friday 28th April 2017.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion on the responsibilities of the job please contact jim.irvine@harpercollins.co.uk directly.

Please Note: we will require proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

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