Work Experience in Publishing

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Marketing Internship: Independent Publisher

Casemate Group

Location: Oxford

Deadline for application: Tuesday February 28, 2017

The Casemate Group are looking for an intern to support the marketing department one day a week in our Oxford office for at least two months. The successful candidate will get to work on Casemate UK and Oxbow Books titles and will therefore gain experience at an independent publisher and distributor on both specialist trade and academic lists. We are after someone with good research skills and with the ability to work on their own projects with instructions. Our office is on Cowley Road right beside G&D’s and travel expenses and lunch contribution will be paid. We are looking for someone to start asap.

Specifically work will include:

  • Print and online publicity research for new books (including mainstream media contacts, as well as journalists in the local presses and specialist magazines)
  • Editing blurb copy for marketing materials and creating conference leaflets in InDesign  
  • Supporting the marketing executives with a range of tasks and helping them create marketing opportunities for our spring 17 collection of books
  • Creating online social media content including quizzes, blogs and Twitter activity

To apply please send your CV and short covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for the role to casemate-uk@casematepublishers.co.uk to apply.

Casemate UK and Oxbow Books publish in the areas of military history and archaeology. Both are part of the book distribution company the Casemate Group which has offices in the UK and USA and represents over 100 independent publishers with specialisms in the subject areas of history and art.

Posted on 20 Jan 2017 around 5pm • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

Work Experience Placement - Production Assistant

Oxford University Press, Content Operations, Global Academic Division

Location: Oxford

Deadline for application: Friday January 27, 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.

The Global Academic Business publishes books, journals, and digital resources for the research, professional, and higher education markets.

The Content Operations team is responsible for coordinating the production of high-quality print and digital publications to schedule and to budget.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Production Assistant to support the HE team. The role offers a great first step and insight into a publishing/production role.

The successful candidates will be joining a busy team focused on delivering an excellent author experience and continuously improving our processes to meet current and future business needs. 

We are looking for someone for 1 day per week (preferably a Tuesday) for 3-6 months, starting in mid-February. Remittance £7.85 per hour.

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Posted on 19 Dec 2016 around 1pm • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

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