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By Jessica Povey and Richa Jain


EBook Operations Coordinator at Bloomsbury Publishing

Closing Date: 29 March 2024

Salary: £27,000

Location: London


Are you interested in working in digital and audio publishing? Have you considered a position in sales? Bloomsbury Publishing is looking for an EBook Operations Coordinator to join its Sales Operations team. 


In this role, you will manage digital products across the business. You will support the EBook Operations Manager in coordinating the distribution and availability of all Bloomsbury eBooks and audiobooks, ensuring all content is ready for frontlist publication and maintaining Bloomsbury’s online eBook presence. Currently, the position focuses on eBook distribution; however, as the audiobook distribution and development part of the business grows, there will be an opportunity to get involved and expand the role into this area. 

The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for any queries from internal departments regarding eBook and audiobook distribution. Your main responsibilities will include running processes to identify gaps that would prevent successful publication, supporting key teams to resolve those gaps and educating and training other teams and colleagues on distribution workflows. You will run regular audits and catalogue reports to monitor the availability and data accuracy of Bloomsbury eBooks on customer sites and make essential changes to the internal eBook records to fit availability and metadata requirements. 


Bloomsbury Publishing is looking for a candidate with excellent communication skills. You will be the first contact for external developer support and important internal stakeholders, helping drive developmental changes, flag issues and problem-solve. You should have good attention to detail, be well-organised, be able to work proactively with limited direction and be able to identify potential for process improvement. Practical computer skills are necessary. You should have a strong knowledge of Excel and other Office tools. Knowledge of digital vendors, metadata and platforms like Biblio and CoreSource would be advantageous. 


This role is based in Bloomsbury’s London office and will work a hybrid pattern of three days at home and two days in the office. 


If this sounds like the position for you, click here for further details and information on how to apply.


Junior Designer, Fiction at Nosy Crow

Closing Date: 27 March 2024

Salary: £28,000–£29,000

Location: London


Nosy Crow, a multi-award-winning independent children's publishing company, is seeking a creative, committed and organised Junior Designer to join its dynamic team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to learn from world-class practitioners and contribute to its growing fiction list.


The successful candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a passion for children's book illustration. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is essential. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively under deadlines are required. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.


The successful candidate will be based near London Bridge and work at least three days in the office. Key responsibilities would include collaborating with the Head of Fiction Design and the fiction team on established series, reissues, reprints, managing US editions (frontlist and backlist) and creating sales materials.


Applicants enthusiastic about this opportunity should email Rhianna Sandford with their portfolio or examples of their designs and CV, accompanied by a statement of not more than 500 words explaining why they are the perfect candidate.

Check out this link for more information and to apply.


Publishing Assistant at Edward Elgar Publishing

Salary: £23,000 

Location: Camberley


The team are looking for a graduate who can demonstrate an interest in book publishing to join their busy editorial and production team. The successful candidate will liaise with editors, production staff and suppliers to ensure the smooth running of the editorial production office. 


The role will require: 

  • Good digital, communication and organizational skills

  • Computer literacy. 

  • The successful candidate to be careful and methodical as well as flexible and adaptable.

The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe, and will demonstrate enthusiasm to develop their skillset. Experience of Photoshop is also desirable. 


Benefits include hybrid working pattern, season ticket loans, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare voucher scheme, group personal pension scheme, long-term disability insurance scheme and an employee assistance programme.


To apply, submit a covering letter and CV to toni.steele@e-elgar.co.uk, or find out more info on their website




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