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Co-edition Acquisitions Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable person to join a small team responsible for the co-edition titles that we acquire from publishers around the world.


The position entails working closely with many in-house departments, and includes co-ordination of editorial and design resources, and liaison on scheduling and production matters with co-edition publishers.  Other important responsibilities include cost control, the management of reprint titles, and the provision of material for the sales and marketing departments.


The position requires applicants who:

  • are excellent communicators
  • enjoy working in a busy and quality-conscious environment
  • have good administrative ability
  • have a meticulous eye for detail
  • are interested in all aspects of  publishing


This is a good opportunity for an enthusiastic graduate to gain valuable hands-on experience across a wide range of publishing activities. The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working in a publishing environment, preferably with some knowledge of production technology.


On-job training will be given in specific areas. The successful candidate must be a fast learner, numerate and display good administrative skills from day one. A good understanding of Microsoft Office and InDesign would be an advantage.


Closing date: Monday 26 February 2018


To apply, please send your cv and a covering letter to Alice Craddock,

Co-edition Acquisitions Assistant

Thames & Hudson, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher, Trade
Assistant, Editorial, Acquisitions