Jessica Burrell

Temporary Contracts Assistant

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me


Positive and professional job seeker with a 1st in English from the University of Bristol and a postgraduate diploma in Publishing from UCL Worked at: Hachette UK / HarperCollins Seeking: Editorial / Copywriting / Publishing roles



  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Lifestyle
  • Travel
  • Blogs
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Word
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting

Work history


Graduate Jobseeker

University College London; University of Bristol

Aug 2016


Temporary Contracts Assistant

Hachette UK

May 2016 - Jun 2016
  • Acting as a Temporary Contracts Assistant for five weeks in this busy department, I managed a varied workload and gained extensive experience of the following: • Drafting and processing key author and translation contracts • Organising signatories from across departments • Processing Permissions requests, Reversions, and Novations • Updating Biblio records, internal logs, and databases • Filing and archiving contracts


Rights Intern


Mar 2016 - May 2016
  • I worked as an intern with a team of three others in this department during their busiest period and was responsible for: • Coordinating mail outs to authors and publishers • Communicating with international publishers about rights deals • Preparing press releases • Fulfilling administrative duties, including organising and filing books and documents • Drafting, filing, returning, and archiving contracts efficiently



Postgraduate Diploma in Publishing

University College London

Aug 2015 - May 2016


    BA(Hons) English: First Class

    University of Bristol

    Sep 2012 - May 2015


      A Levels: English (a*) (a*) Politics (a) A S Levels: As Before French (a) AQA Baccalaureate (disti

      Devonport High School for Girls

      Aug 2005 - May 2012