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By Sheridan Pena

Editorial Intern at Trotman Indigo Publishing Ltd.

Closing Date: 2 September 2022

Salary: £19,760

Location: Bath

An internship opportunity has arisen at Trotman Publishing. The occupation term spans from October 2022 until the end of January 2023.

The main responsibility of the Editorial Intern will be to update one of Trotman’s annual education titles, HEAP 2024: University Degree Course Offers. As HEAP 2024 is one of the bestselling guides to entrance requirements for UK degree courses, the ideal candidate will showcase an incredible eye for detail and accuracy. The Editorial Intern will work closely with the HEAP 2024 author and others on the editorial team.

Trotman Publishing is looking for a recent graduate with experience in text editing and rewriting. You will need to showcase good organisational skills, effective time management, an excellent comprehension of written English and an interest in educational publishing. The ability to be proactive in terms of research and communicating efficiently is also desired.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Audio Publishing Assistant at Pan Macmillan

Closing Date: 4 September 2022

Salary: £24,000

Location: Farringdon, London

If you are interested in audiobooks, check out this Audio Publishing Assistant position at Pan Macmillan.

Enthusiasm for the audio side of publishing is greatly appreciated in this role along with experience in an office environment. You will need to demonstrate a willingness to learn the in-house database systems, a familiarity with Microsoft Office systems and a keenness to build relationships with the wider teams.

A typical day as the Audio Publishing Assistant will involve creating audio assets for marketing, creating and checking metadata on in-house systems, managing the team’s schedules, organising recording documents, sending scripts off to outside associates and supporting the Publishing Director with casting audiobooks.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Rights Assistant at Nosy Crow

Closing Date: 4 September 2022

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

Location: London

A vacancy has recently opened up in the rights department at Nosy Crow. This independent children’s publishing company is looking to add an individual with strong communication skills to their dynamic team.

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to: gathering feedback from the international publishers on a daily basis, researching new markets and publishers, organising trip arrangements, managing database systems using Biblio and Microsoft Excel and supporting the rights team with administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate will showcase the following characteristics – excellent written and spoken English comprehension, competency in a language other than English (preference towards Korean, Japanese and Portuguese), the ability to multitask, self-motivated, great communication skills and strong relationship-building abilities. For more information and to apply, click here.

Part-Time Audio Assistant at Nosy Crow

Closing Date: 4 September 2022

Salary: £9,880

Location: London

Nosy Crow is looking to expand their Audio team and has recently created this part-time Audio Assistant role. Working 3 days a week, this position is perfect for someone looking to take their first steps into the publishing world.

The Audio Assistant will work with the Contracts and Audio Manager and liaise with other internal teams. The key duties within this job involve scheduling audiobook recordings, sending scripts off to studios and actors, developing relationships with stakeholders, acquiring recording information and material and providing administrative support.

The successful applicant will need to be proficient in Microsoft Office, have prior office experience, possess an eye for detail, be able to work with confidential information, show excellent organisation skills and be a team player. Familiarity with editing software and an understanding of royalty-free music is desired but not essential. For more information and to apply, click here.

Rights Assistant, Adult Trade at Bonnier Books UK

Closing Date: 7 September 2022

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London (Flexible remote working up to 3 days per week)

Bonnier Books UK is recruiting a Rights Assistant to join their team. This position reports to the Senior Rights Manager of the Adult Trade division and will work across all Adult Trade imprints.

The ideal candidate will need to be highly organised and display a proactive nature suitable for selling rights to existing and potential partners. Bonnier Books UK is looking for an individual with administrative experience, strong communication skills and an eye for detail. Language skills and familiarity with Biblio and Adobe InDesign are preferred but not essential.

For this role, you will be asked to prepare and update rights guides for book fairs and foreign visits, draw up sub-license contracts, help with the selling of subsidiary rights, coordinate book fair schedules, manage permissions requests and domestic rights and oversee the monthly invoicing and royalty payments. For more information and to apply, click here.


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