Jobs in Publishing

This vacancy list for jobs in publishing is run by the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies

The Centre also runs a listing of work experience opportunities in publishing

Production Assistant

Priddy Books

Location: London

Deadline for application: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Priddy Books, a children’s publisher of baby, pre-school and novelty books, is looking for a Production Assistant.

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Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 25 May 2017 around 9am • Filed Under Permanent Positions in Publishing and New Media

Editor / Editorial Assistant

Haremi Ltd

Location: Cheltenham

Deadline for application: Friday June 30, 2017

We are looking for editorial staff to join our expanding team in our Cheltenham office to work on an exciting range of new educational content for schools as soon as possible. The following opportunities are available:

  • Editor
  • Editorial Assistant

As an Editor at Haremi, you will work on both print and digital content across one or more projects in a constantly changing environment.

What is the editorial team responsible for?

  • Commissioning, collating, copyediting, proofreading and testing content
  • Liaising with authors, subject matter experts, suppliers and publishers (our customers)
  • Proactively reviewing material to ensure it is of the highest quality and fit for publication
  • Providing support to the other editorial teams as and when required

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Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 21 May 2017 around 11am • Filed Under Temporary Positions in Publishing

Prepress Editorial Lead

Oxford University Press

Location: Great Clarendon, Oxford

Deadline for application: Thursday June 1, 2017

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

GAB Books Content Operations is seeking a Prepress Editorial Lead in the Oxford office. The Prepress Editorial Office supports the OUP mission by defining and implementing copyediting, proofreading, and indexing standards across GAB Content Operations.

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Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 18 May 2017 around 9am • Filed Under Permanent Positions in Publishing and New Media

Editorial Assistant Intern

Plexus Publishing Limited

Location: London

Deadline for application: Sunday June 4, 2017

The intern will offer administrative and editorial support to the Editorial Director, producing illustrated books on pop culture, film, photography, fashion, style, and music. The role is wide-ranging and will include administrative work, editorial, publicity and marketing; checking proofs, and writing copy for press releases and marketing points. A meticulous eye for detail and an ability to write creatively are also essential.  A flexible all-rounder is needed with excellent communication skills, including a confident telephone manner.


Our offices are in Clapham.  Please send your CV with the words Editorial Assistant Intern in the subject to sandra@plexusbooks.com Sandra Wake, Editorial Director, Plexus Publishing Ltd, The Studio, Hillgate Place, 18/20 Balham Hill, LondonSW12 9ER  0208 673 9230

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Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12 May 2017 around 1pm • Filed Under Permanent Positions in Publishing and New Media

Assistant Editor (Digital) 6-month contract

Garnet Education

Location: Reading

Deadline for application: Friday June 9, 2017

A leading English Language Teaching publisher based in Reading is looking for a tech savvy Assistant Editor to join its small editorial team, overseeing and coordinating the creation of interactive learning activities (i.e., ‘learning objects’). 

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Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 08 May 2017 around 10am • Filed Under Temporary Positions in Publishing