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Editorial Assistant / Assistant Editor

A brilliant opportunity has come up in the books team with a prestigious international academic publisher. They're open too experience levels, so whether you're looking to make your first move into the academic publishing industry, or you're an Editorial Assistant ready to take a step up into an Assistant Editor position, we encourage you to apply!

This role will be responsible for a variety of tasks covering a range of subject areas within social sciences and tasks will include:

  • Organising book reviews and briefing suitable reviewers
  • Preparing and processing contracts
  • Maintaining internal tracking systems, spreadsheets and databases
  • Communicating with authors as required
  • Preparing manuscripts and accompanying information for other departments
  • Researching the marketplace for new commissioning opportunities
  • Attending events and conferences to build relationships in the industry
  • Providing administrative and commissioning support to members of the senior team

This is a great opportunity not to be missed! Get in touch asap for more information.

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.

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Editorial Assistant / Assistant Editor

Full-time, Graduate, Permanent
Editorial, Assistant, Editor

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