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By Aimee Whittle and Jennifer Hill

Editorial Assistant (F1000) – Taylor and Francis

Closing Date: 13 September

Salary: £25,800

Location: London

F1000, part of Taylor and Francis, are looking for an Editorial Assistant to help work across their publishing platforms.

Tasks include supporting authors with the peer review process, responding to enquiries, looking for reviewers, liaising with researchers and the team and managing the peer review reports.

The candidate must have a background in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. They will also be enthusiastic, able to prioritise, have a good eye for detail, be organised, have excellent communicative and English skills and should have the ability to multitask. Taylor and Francis are looking for an adaptable and proactive team player who loves to interact with others, is able to work efficiently and who is computer literate.

If you have a passion for academics then apply here.

Editorial Assistant (Special Interest) – Bloomsbury Publishing

Closing Date: 31 August

Salary: £23,000

Location: London but flexible working is available

Bloomsbury is looking for an Editorial Assistant to assist the Special Interest Team with books across subject areas such as history, politics, sports, religion and more.

You will be helping to arrange meetings, run reports, update Biblio and liaise with editors. You will also be assisting with managing the diary and the interim stage P&L (profit and loss) process, taking minutes, scheduling reminders and helping with relevant materials and proposals. You will also be assisting with other editorial and admin tasks.

The ideal candidate will need exceptional organisational skills, a good eye for detail and should be able to handle a variety of tasks. You must have a passion for books, and some office experience would be advantageous.

For more information, click here.

Production and Editorial Assistant – University of Wales Press

Closing Date: 7 September

Salary: £18,000+

Location: Cardiff

The University of Wales Press are seeking a Production and Editorial Assistant!

The candidate will be helping the department by ensuring products are delivered on time, within budget and up to standard. You will be working closely with different departments across the press on other tasks and working with the Production Manager on the production of print, electronic books and journals. You will also be assisting with the handovers of scripts through to the delivery of stock to distributors.

The candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent interpersonal skills, have a great eye for detail, have the ability to problem solve and be able to work using their own initiative.

To apply, click here.

Design Assistant – The History Press

Closing Date: 31 August

Salary: £19,000 pro rata, part time

Location: Cheltenham but remote working available

The History Press are looking for a Design Assistant to support the creative team!

You will be briefing freelancers, undertaking basic typesetting and design, updating new edition files and performing general studio tasks. The job involves working with design, editorial, sales and marketing, as well as preparing files for print, checking proof material and much more.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational skills, an enthusiastic approach to tasks, strong communication skills and the ability to work independently.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Publishing Assistant Apprentice – Kingfisher Media

Closing Date: 3 September

Salary: £13,000

Location: Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear

Kingfisher Media are looking for a Publishing Assistant Apprentice to help across a range of publishing administrative duties!

You will be dealing with advertising copy, sending out advert artwork proofs to clients and managing the sign-off process, publishing content to the website, mailing published books out to their existing client base and much more.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office & Excel, be organised and confident, as well as being professional, punctual, reliable, flexible and able to work well within a team.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Product Support Administrator – Cambridge University Press

Closing Date: 1 September

Salary: £20,360–£26,468

Location: Cambridge/Coventry

Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations are looking for a new Product Support Administrator!

The candidate will be helping the commissioning team with providing support on the OCR’s assessment products. You’ll be managing the process which will include coordinating, contracting, dealing with payments, sourcing external reviewers, confirming endorsement with publishers and working with internal subject experts as well as educational publishers. You may also be involved in market research, invoicing, managing inboxes, coordinating events and assisting with the development of support resources. The role will also include a variety of administrative tasks.

You must have experience of using bespoke IT systems, be confident in working with both internal and external colleagues and customers and have great written and oral communication skills. You will also be able to prioritise, multitask and take on new tasks.

Apply here.


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