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Editorial Director APPLY NOW

Full time

Job Title: Editorial Director

Experience: 12-18 years

Location: Agra, India (with options for periodic alignment meetings in Noida & Delhi)

About Oswaal Books:

Oswaal Books is one of the fastest-growing educational publishing houses in India. We publish a wide range of books for students aged six to 20, including material for CBSE, ICSE boards, and various competitive examinations. As we expand, we are seeking a visionary Editorial Head to lead our editorial team and uphold our commitment to educational excellence.

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Editorial Head who will be responsible for overseeing the entire editorial process, from planning and scheduling to the final production of educational content. The ideal candidate will manage project lifecycles, ensure high production quality & timely releases, and lead innovation in content delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Lead editorial planning and scheduling to ensure timely publication of titles.

2. Conduct research and development for new titles and oversee the project evaluation and approval process.

3. Manage the creation and approval of stylesheets, layout designs, and online content presentations

4. Spearhead title conceptualization and design approval processes.

5. Analyze feedback in content to enhance content quality and ensure alignment with educational standards.

6. Monitor and enhance team productivity and production quality through detailed analysis and regular feedback.

7. Maintain smooth operational workflows, including billing processes and content mapping.

8. Oversee reprints & ensure timely release of updated titles.

9. Conduct team alignment meetings with Editorial Managers (EMs) for troubleshooting and support.

10. Maintain a motivated pre-press team while identifying and resolving bottlenecks.

11. Facilitate the smooth implementation of new technologies to optimize editorial processes.

12. Work closely with the Production, MIS, and Sales teams to ensure a collaborative approach to product launches and updates.

13. Provide ongoing training to the sales team on new and updated products.


1. Masters degree in Literature, Journalism, Education, or a related field. A Masters degree is preferred.

2. Proven experience in editorial management within the publishing industry, preferably in educational publishing.

3. Strong leadership skills and the ability to manage and inspire a team.

4. Excellent project management abilities, with a keen eye for detail and quality.

5. Proficiency in modern publishing tools and technologies, including content management systems and digital publishing platforms.

6. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

What We Offer:

1. The opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team that contributes to the educational development of thousands of students.

2. A competitive salary and benefits package.

3. A creative and supportive working environment.

4. Opportunities for professional growth and development.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you would be a perfect fit for Oswaal Books to recruitment@oswaalbooks.com / hrlead@oswaalbooks.com


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Dear Candidate, Thank you for applying against our advertised job at Oswaal Books & Learning Pvt Ltd, Agra. We are in the process of receiving and reviewing job applications. Should we wish to proceed further with your candidature if found matching our requirement then we shall get in touch with you. Warm Regards, Team Recruitment

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