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Do you have creative flair, a good eye for design and proofreading experience?

An exciting opportunity has arisen with an award-winning publisher of art, craft and textile books based in Kent for an Editorial Assistant to join their small, creative team.

The main purpose of the role is to provide editorial support to the Editors and will involve proofreading manuscripts as well as admin, organisation and scheduling of books from third parties.

Main Responsibilities :-

  • Processing invoices and contracts
  • Updating data software
  • Organising internal and external meetings (including the bookfairs)
  • Creating digital books

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop their experience in publishing. As part of a small company, where almost everything is done in-house, the Editorial Assistant will have exposure to all aspects of the publishing process, giving them valuable insight into the industry. The successful candidate will have good visual sense and be willing to take on a range of duties and bring a positive and enthusiastic energy to the team.

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.


Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Assistant, Digital Editorial, Digital, Editorial, Fiction, Non Fiction, Publishing, Trade, Admin & PA

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