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Assistant Editor Role

Little Tiger is an award-winning publisher of fiction and non-fiction children’s books for all ages. The 5+ team works across highly-illustrated chapter books, Middle Grade and Young Adult books. Although mostly focused on fiction they also publish some non-fiction and novelty. They are currently looking for a creative and highly organised Assistant Editor to join their editorial team.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Copyediting and proofreading titles
  • Managing projects through from manuscript to publication
  • Assessing submissions
  • Writing copy for Title Information sheets and for book covers
  • Generating book ideas to be pitched at concept meetings
  • Supporting the department with key administrative tasks

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least two years’ experience in the children’s book industry
  • Meticulous copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) 
  • A keen eye for detail and superb organisational skills
  • A passion for children's books and an awareness of the market
  • Working knowledge of InDesign and Word

This is an exciting role that you can make your own. If you have a passion for children's books and the skills required, we would love to hear from you.

This is a full-time role based in our office in Fulham, London. Salary is available on request. Please forward your CV and a covering letter to by Monday 19th October.

Assistant Editor Role

Full-time, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Publisher
Assistant, Editor
Assistant Editor
Salary description: 
Available Upon Request