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Online Content Production Editor, Academic & Professional Division

Location:            Oxford / London

Reporting to:     Head of Production, Academic and Professional

The opportunity

We are looking for an online content production editor to join our Academic and Professional Division to work on our ground-breaking digital publishing products. These products include Bloomsbury Collections, Bloomsbury Fashion Central, and the Berg Fashion Library, with new platforms planned across a range of subject areas including Design, Music, and Education.

The role

Key tasks include briefing and overseeing editorial freelancers, conversion and digital content providers, QAing and uploading XML to digital platforms, and proofing online content.  You will work closely with our in-house Editorial and Digital teams, prepress and conversion suppliers, and freelance copy-editors.

Knowledge, skills and experience 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • experience of working with XML as applied in a publishing, academic, professional or online environment
  • strong copy-editing and proof-reading skills
  • excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • a meticulous and thorough approach with a keen eye for detail
  • proven project management skills

Additional information

The role is a full-time permanent position and will be based in either our London office 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP or at our Oxford office, Kemp House, Chawley Park, Cumnor Hill, Oxford OX2 9PH depending on candidate location.

Please note however, as all Bloomsbury employees are currently working from home, this role will also be based from home until our offices reopen on a mandatory working pattern of 2 days office based / 3 days home based (or fully office based if preferred).

As well as a fantastic opportunity to join a global award-winning organisation, Bloomsbury offers competitive benefits, generous staff discounts and flexible working arrangements.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter addressed to Human Resources detailing how you meet the requirements outlined above for this role by 21st May 2021.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK.

The Company

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. Within Bloomsbury’s Academic division, it publishes under Bloomsbury, as well as under a number of prestigious and historic imprint names. Read Our Story for how it all began. 

 Bloomsbury is committed to creating a working environment that stimulates creativity and collaboration, is respectful of difference, is inclusive and ethical in its practice, and promotes well-being. We are determined to nurture and develop our employees to reach their highest potential, and we know that our success is down to the passion, commitment and hard work of our talented people. We recognise the urgent need to attract and support applicants from all backgrounds and identities to become part of the global publishing industry, allowing diverse voices to reflect and shape our culture and society.

Please read more on our Missions and Values here.

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Online Content Production Editor, Academic & Professional Division

Bloomsbury Publishing plc, London | Oxford
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Content, Editor, Publishing, Production, Communications, Business Development, Project Management, Online
Online Content Production Editor, Academic & Professional Division
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