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Assistant Editor - Childrens

We have an amazing opportunity for an Assistant Editor to join an award winning Children's book publisher based in Central London.

This rare opportunity is to join a trade publisher within their children's imprint to work across their novelty books, baby and pre-school lists. This role would suit candidates who are looking for their next step in their editorial career, who is passionate about children's publishing and is brimming with ideas and creativity.

Key responsibilities :-

  • Working alongside the design department, coordinate corrections and giving approval for reprints, updating the Biblio reprints notes and liaising with production

  • Assist in the preparation of editorial content for sales and marketing material, including writing and managing sales catalogues from initial stage through to print-ready files

  • Help with copy-editing or proofreading of content as required

  • Look after any administration relating to freelancers

  • General administrative and editorial support for the senior editors as required

The Ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail, strong communication skill's both verbal and written and excellent time management . You will also need experience of project management and working knowledge of Indesign and Biblio.

If you are an enthusiastic children's book editor looking for a new challenge or looking to transfer in to children's publishing, then please do get in touch with us immediately to talk about this opportunity in more detail.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

In May 2019, Inspired Search & Selection pledged to promote The Book Trade Charity. As a charity, BTBS offer financial help to people (particularly those under the age of 30) looking for jobs in the book trade, including help with interview costs, to help support paid internships and work experience and for other opportunities for development. Please follow this link to check eligibility and further support.

Assistant Editor - Childrens

Children's Publishing, Trade
Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Support, Assistant, Editor

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