Publishing market

Description

The trends in the publishing market and the type of books that are are appealing to a certain audience.

Alternative labels

publishing field
publishing sector
publishing industry
publishing markets

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Publishing market is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Book editor: Book editors find manuscripts that can be published. They review texts from writers to evaluate the commercial potential or they ask writers to take on projects that the publishing company wishes to publish. Book editors maintain good relationships with writers.
Publications coordinator: Publications coordinators are responsible for the production of print and online materials such as news letters, company procedures, technical documents and other publications for institutions and businesses. They supervise the publishing teams and make sure the publications reach their target audience.
Writer: Writers develop content for books. They write novels, poetry, short stories, comics and other forms of literature. These forms of writing can be fictional or non-fictional.
Book publisher: Book publishers are responsible for the selection of new materials. They decide which manuscripts, that the book editor has provided, are being published. Book publishers oversee the production, marketing and distribution of these texts.

Optional knowledge

Publishing market is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Advertising specialist: Advertising specialists provide advice to companies and organisations about the development of their advertising strategies and on advertising-related topics covering a more general strategic approach. They combine knowledge of marketing, budgets, and psychology with a creative mind to develop advertising campaigns. They propose alternatives to clients that promote their organisations, products, or projects.

 


 

References

  1. Publishing market – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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