4 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Editorial Assistant
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London WC2R 0RL, UK

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Description

Are you an ambitious and creative self-starter with a passion for books?
Transworld Publishers are looking for an Editorial Assistant to join their Non-fiction team. This is a job for an enthusiastic, energetic and diligent individual looking to become a valued member of a collaborative publishing team. You should be resourceful and organised with good people skills and a keen eye for detail. You will also be a broad reader with an open mind.
The Editorial Assistant will report to the Editorial Director and support the rest of the Non-fiction department, consisting of the Publishing Director, two further Editorial Directors, a Senior Commissioning Editor and an Editor.
In addition to providing comprehensive administrative support, the role includes reading and reporting on submissions, copywriting, generating and researching ideas, and liaising with all other departments. There may also be an occasional requirement to support publicity and marketing activities, which could involve out-of-hours time.
Transworld Publishers is one of the most successful book publishers in the UK, home to a wide range of bestselling and award-winning authors including Bill Bryson, Jason Fox, Richard Dawkins, Bear Grylls, Romesh Ranganathan, The Unmumsy Mum, Mary Portas and Hannah Fry.
This role is currently based at our offices in Ealing Broadway, but Transworld will be relocating to Embassy Gardens in Vauxhall in Spring 2020.
We know that our employees are the heart of our business and have benefits that reflect our commitment to them, more information can be shared at interview stage but please find a summary below:
  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement, plus bank holidays.
  • Medical cover
  • life assurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Personal Learning Allowance
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Extended Parental Leave
  • Summer working hours
  • Volunteering policy, and charity matching
  • 60% Discount on Company books
Please apply with your CV and cover letter no later than Sunday 19th Jan 2020.
Salary: £24,000
Company: The Random House Group Limited
Country: United Kingdom
State/Region: London
City: London
Postal Code: W5 5SA
Job ID: 57083
 

Skills Required

  • Editorial Assistant

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