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By Jennifer Hill, Aimee Whittle and Leah Bird


Editorial Assistant, Who’s Who: Bloomsbury

Closing Date: 15 November

Salary: £23,000

Location: London (flexible remote work available)


Bloomsbury are looking for an Editorial Assistant to join to work on Who’s Who, their annual reference book.


Tasks include researching, dealing with post and emails and handling telephone enquiries. You will also be assisting with proofreading, administrative tasks and editing content inhouse style.


The ideal candidate must have meticulous attention to detail as well as accuracy, good organisational and time management skills and strong proofreading and copyediting skills. They will also be an excellent team player who also has the ability to work to their own initiative. Must have experience in editorial or relevant office work, and an interest in current affairs would be beneficial.


Apply now.


Campaigns Officer, Ebury (x2)

Closing Date: 9 November

Salary: Up to £30,000

Location: London


Penguin Random House UK have two exciting opportunities within the Ebury Communications team! They are looking for two Campaigns Officers (marketing), one to work in their Lifestyle / BBC Hub and one for their Entertainment Hub.


You will be liaising with authors as well as the sales, editorial and design teams to create stand-out marketing campaigns that generate social media buzz, word of mouth excitement, pre-orders and book sales. Ebury’s Communications team’s main role is to connect their books, brands and authors with the right audience, you’ll reflect this in your ideas, strategy, plan and campaign content. You will also get to create promotional materials, execute digital-first campaigns and deal with press enquiries. You will be managing your own campaigns and also assisting Campaign Managers and the Head of Campaigns.


You do not need to have publishing experience to excel in this role. The ideal candidate will have lots of enthusiasm and plenty of ideas, as well as a meticulous eye for detail and an interest in visual design and copywriting, with an active interest in social media across a number of platforms. You must be organised and ideally have a strong interest in television, radio and keeping up to date with pop culture and the latest trends.


To apply, click here.


Junior Designer, Bonnier Books

Closing Date: 14 November

Salary: £24,000

Location: London (flexible working)


Bonnier Books is looking for a Junior Designer to join its versatile team!


You will be designing and reformatting outstanding covers and liaising with the Creative Studio Manager and other departments. You will also gain an awareness of market trends in various genres and support the team with general administration.


The ideal candidate will be a clear communicator and positive team player with a strong interest in design, typography, image and illustration. You will also need solid organisational skills, a strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite / Cloud.


Apply here.


Internships/Apprenticeships


Editorial Apprentice, Quarto Publishing

Closing Date: 11 November

Salary: £16,500

Location: London


Quarto Publishing is seeking an Editorial Apprentice to join their team!


You will be helping create non-fiction titles for children, assisting a team of editors and designers. You will be helping with copy-editing, proofreading, fact checking, undertaking reference research, assisting with AI sheets and contributing new ideas.


You will also be helping ensure that books are on schedule and to budget, providing administrative support, managing and filing invoices, dealing with permission requests, sending out gratis copies and meeting agendas. You will also be assisting with ad-hoc tasks and liaising with different departments as well as freelancers and external project managers.


The candidate will need to have a good eye for spelling and grammar, have a good visual eye, be tech-savvy and numerate. You will also have good communication skills, have a grasp of the English language, be detail-orientated and organised and be able to work independently. Familiarity with publishing software, Apple Mac, InDesign and Microsoft Office would be beneficial.


For more information, click here.


Marketing Intern, Class Publishing

Closing Date: 22 November

Salary: £17,000–22,000

Location: Somerset


Class Publishing are looking for an enthusiastic person to work alongside their existing marketing team.

You will be providing support to the marketing department with general day to day tasks such as updating the website and creating and sending marketing campaigns. You will also get to liaise directly with customers, update the website, monitor online reviews and much more.


The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a sharp eye for detail, excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask. You will also need to be a creative thinker with the ability to work well both independently and within a team.


For more information and to apply, click here.

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