My Job in 5: Charlotte Green, senior assistant commissioning editor, Oxford University Press

Describe your role  I am the senior assistant commissioning editor for the psychology and social work team at Oxford University Press. My role is to take newly commissioned titles from the idea stage through to handover to production. That means working with authors and enabling them to write and produce a manuscript of the highest quality possible. What do you like best about your role? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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