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By Sheridan Pena and Aimee Whittle


Apprenticeships


Publishing Assistant Apprentice, Marketing and Publicity, at Bloomsbury

Closing Date: 31 August 2023

Salary: £21,000

Location: London


Do you want to work with a leading publisher?


Bloomsbury is looking for an enthusiastic apprentice with a keen interest in starting a career in the publishing industry to join their busy Marketing and Publicity department. If you’re looking to try out a few new things, then this is an excellent opportunity to join an active marketing and publicity team and learn about both disciplines.


The Special Interest Marketing and Publicity team work across fifteen different non-fiction adult imprints at Bloomsbury including Business, Health & Wellbeing, Nautical, Outdoors, Popular Science, Religion, Sport and Wildlife – this role would work across all imprints and so will cover a wide variety of subjects and require different levels of campaigns, carrying out tasks across both disciplines.


If you have a passion for books, an interest in social media and you like learning about new subjects, then head here for more information and to apply.


Editorial Assistant Apprentice, Adult Trade, at Bloomsbury

Closing Date: 31 August 2023

Salary: £21,000

Location: London


Is editorial more your style? You’re in luck. Bloomsbury is searching for another apprentice to join their Editorial Team in the Adult Trade division. If you want to get your first taste of the Publishing Industry and a chance to learn about how an independent publishing house operates, then this could be for you.


Some of the tasks you will be completing include writing draft cover briefs, drafting book blurbs, designing show cards and flyers, proofreading materials and much more!

You’ll need excellent organisational, timekeeping and multi-tasking skills for this role, as well as great attention to detail and a keenness to collaborate.


More information is available here.


Academic Editorial Apprentice, Visual Arts, at Bloomsbury

Closing Date: 31 August 2023

Salary: £21,000

Location: London


Another of Bloomsbury’s apprenticeships is within their Visual Arts editorial team.

A few responsibilities outlined for this position include putting together cover briefs and copies, reaching out for peer reviews, ordering copies of books and physical and electronic file management.


The ideal apprentice will possess an interest in the academic side of publishing, have an awareness of the market and care deeply about the relationships the company has with authors and customers.


Check out this link for more information and to apply.


Academic Editorial Apprentice at Bloomsbury

Closing Date: 31 August 2023

Salary: £21,000

Location: London


The next apprenticeship open at Bloomsbury will assist the Editorial Team with items pertaining to International Development, Politics, Asia, African and Middle East Studies.

The selected candidate will work closely with the Editorial, Marketing and Production teams in order to provide the best service possible for customers and authors. The apprentice will assist the team with file and data management using Biblio, tracking any changes to projects and making sure the changes fit the specific project timeframe, receive and respond to queries from those in and outside of the company and complete general administrative tasks as needed. The job application can be found here.


Editorial Assistant Apprentice, Osprey Publishing, at Bloomsbury

Closing Date: 31 August 2023

Salary: £21,000

Location: Oxford


Here is another apprenticeship opportunity with Bloomsbury!


The company is seeking a passionate apprentice with a strong interest in launching a publishing career to join the Osprey Publishing Editorial team in Oxford. This presents an exciting chance to enter the publishing world, enhance your skills and understand the workings of an independent publishing house. Assist in Osprey Publishing's Editorial department, gaining insights into various editorial responsibilities and contributing to day-to-day operations. This opportunity offers a valuable introduction to the industry and a chance to develop a comprehensive skillset. To apply and learn more, click here.

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