Publisher

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Publishers oversee the processes involved with publishing websites or books, these include acquiring a manuscript, engaging the services of editors, designers and marketing personnel, negotiating contracts and payments, organising printing and determining budgets. Professionals in this field make executive decisions and also identify new projects and commissions. This is a senior role usually requiring editing and writing experience as well as business acumen and excellent management skills. Entry level positions in this field may include tasks such as maintaining relationships with clients, performing administrative duties and conducting research. Graduates with tertiary qualifications in journalism, English and the arts are often employed in this sector where work experience and volunteer work is highly regarded.