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By Jennifer Hill and Leah Bird


Editorial Assistant, Nobrow Ltd & Flying Eye Books


Closing Date: 16 March 2021

Salary: £21,000


Nobrow Ltd & Flying Eye Books are looking for an Editorial Assistant!


The successful candidate will be helping out with admin tasks, post, updating databases and proofreading. They will also be working with authors, editors and designers so must have great communicative skills.


You must also have a passion for books, great spelling and grammar skills, be detail oriented and well organised.


To apply, click here.


Design Coordinator, Scholastic


Closing Date: 15 March 2021

Salary: £24,000


Scholastic are looking for a Design Coordinator!


As the Design Coordinator you must have strong design skills and be able to deal with people, have great organisational skills and be able to juggle deadlines. You should also be able to encourage and facilitate creative people to meet their deadlines in a busy environment.


You will get to learn all about file set-up, creative positioning and brilliant design whilst in the job.


To apply, click here.



Development, Marketing & PR and Programming Internship, Edinburgh International Book Festival


Closing Date: 16 March 2021

Salary: £19,760


Edinburgh International Book Festival are hiring for an intern in Development, Marketing & PR and Programming for up to six months starting from April!


You will get to learn all about the charity, stage author events and assist with entertainment for adults, children and communities. You will be guided by a mentor, work on social media campaigns, research prospective sponsors and assist with updating the website. You will also be liaising with authors, artists and publishers and help with general administrative tasks.


You must be confident, interpersonal and have great communication skills. You will also have an interest in building a career in the events, publishing and arts industries, have an enthusiasm for books and literature and good Microsoft Office skills. You also be motivated, enthusiastic and proactive.


Apply now, use the link here.



Accounts Payable Administrator, Hachette UK


Salary: £19,500–£21,000 dependent on experience.

Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire



Hachette UK are searching for an Accounts Payable Administrator!


The ideal candidate will be helping the group finance function team with processing invoices, assisting with cheques and BACs, checking policies and procedures, dealing with enquiries, liaising with candidates and suppliers and other general admin tasks.


You will need to have relevant experience and knowledge of Accounts Payable and SAP, good attention to detail, as well as high levels of accuracy. You need to also have good computer skills, communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and have experience in responding to emails.


For more details, click here.



Publishing Executive, Bookouture

Closing Date: 17 March 2021

Salary: £24,000–£30,000

Location: London


Bookuture is a digital publisher looking for a Publishing Executive to join their fiction editorial team.


You will be supporting editors by overseeing schedules and managing manuscripts. There will be opportunities to shadow-edit and you will be supporting editors with author communication. You will also assist the Digital Operations Manager and the Commercial Team.


The ideal candidate will be a keen and wide-ranging reader with impeccable attention to detail, excellent organisation skills and the ability to prioritise busy workloads on tight deadlines. You will need to be logical and analytical, be able to use data to enhance creativity and have a growth mindset.


To apply click here.


Work Experience Scheme, Orion Publishing Group


Closing Date: 1 April 2021

Salary: £24,000

Location: Remote


Orion Publishing Group is looking for candidates who want to gain valuable insight into how a major publishing house works with their paid work experience scheme.


You will be placed within a department and given the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the role, team and company, working on projects and gaining a thorough understanding of the publishing process. You will also have the opportunity to gain experience across different departments.


The ideal candidate will have a passion for books and storytelling, be keen to learn more about how the company works and be proactive with a strong work ethic. You must be over eighteen at the time of the placement, based in the UK and not in full-time education.


To apply click here.

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