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Editorial Assistant

Faber is among the world's preeminent independent publishing houses, committed to the work of the most dynamic and significant voices. The current list spans Nobel laureates, bestselling fiction, award-winning non-fiction, poetry, film, classical music and a leading drama list.

The purpose of this role is to support Alex Bowler, Faber’s publisher. The editorial assistant’s responsibilities will include providing exceptional author care, maintaining bibliographic systems and metadata, providing administrative support, including diary management and processing expenses, assisting in logging, reading and responding to submissions, occasional proofreading and copy-checking, copy-writing and liaising with other departments.

The successful candidate will be extremely organised and have excellent people skills, an eye for detail, a flair for copy, and the ability to manage competing priorities. You will also love reading. Previous office experience is an advantage. Publishing experience is not a necessity.

This is a full-time position based in our London office. 

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to the Recruiting Manager on quoting reference BS. The closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd October 2021.

We welcome applications from any individual regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age. All applications will be considered on merit.

Please note that all personal information which we process in connection with your application will be treated in accordance with our Data Protection Privacy Notice at and our Data Protection Policy at Please read our Data Protection Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy before submitting your application.


Editorial Assistant

Faber and Faber, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Assistant, Publishing, Communications, Business Development, Editorial
Editorial Assistant
Salary description: 
circa £25,000 per annum

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