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Assistant Editor

Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.

The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.

Salary: £25-27k range per annum

Location: London

Hours: 35 hours per week, Permanent

RIBA Publishing provides high-quality practical, technical, and professional guidance for architects, students and construction professionals. Its core areas are: practice and project management, building regulations, sustainability, contracts and building design guidance.

We are looking for an organised, motivated and creative Assistant Editor to join our publishing team within the RIBA. In this role you will help manage the forward publishing programme, ensuring books are published on time and to budget. Demonstrating your excellent project-management skills, you will be able to handle multiple projects at once, from handover from Commissioning Editors, co-ordinating manuscript and image handover to the Production team.

A key part of this exciting role will be working closely with the Commissioning Editors on ensuring sample, draft and final manuscript and images are delivered to agreed schedules and are of high quality.

You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in editorial on highly-illustrated books, and an understanding of architecture and the wider construction industry would be advantageous.

If you would like to apply for the position, please send a CV, covering letter, a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Applicants statement to

Please read job description: Assistant Editor 
Closing date: 11 December 2018
Interview date: 18 December 2018

The RIBA is a progressive employer, committed to developing a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.

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Assistant Editor

Riba, London
Full-time, Permanent
Charity, Professional
Assistant, Commissioning Editor, Editor, Contracts, Project Management