Editorial and Publishing Assistant

Oriel Square

Location: Oxford

Deadline for application: Friday June 25, 2021

If you are looking to build a career in educational publishing, and if you are an effective and organised communicator with a creative streak, then Oriel Square will give you the opportunity to shine. Oriel Square is an equal opportunity employer. We want to contribute to a diverse and equal workforce in educational publishing, and we encourage applications regardless of age, gender, race, sexuality or any other protected characteristic. 

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The role:

The Editorial Assistant will support the smooth running of a wide portfolio of publishing and research projects, covering schools curriculum and ELT publishing in the UK and internationally. They will take on a wide range of publishing, editorial and research tasks, from desk research, reading proofs and marking copy, to recommending structural and development changes. They will work closely with editorial colleagues and others in and out of house to ensure excellence in content and presentation. They will take on various administrative tasks across the company as it grows.

About you:

A motivated individual able to discuss your interest in the business of publishing and in education. You will be keen to involve yourself in a broad range of activities to support the company. We want someone who will flag potential problems early, and suggest solutions, as well as opportunities for innovation and improvement. You will relish your part in building a relatively new company’s ways of working, culture, and team spirit.

Role responsibilities:

? Assist the editorial team to coordinate projects
? Build and maintain internal tools for knowledge retention and sharing
? Undertake editorial, publishing and research work across a range of content types and competencies
? Manage, maintain and add to our list of contacts and relevant freelancers
? Support the company in an administrative capacity from time to time.

Your skills:

? Excellent spoken and written communication skills
? Organised and reliable
? Proactive communicator with a creative streak
? Perhaps some experience of working in schools education or in publishing, which may include work experience or employment; or demonstrable transferable skills.


This job would suit a graduate, but also anyone who can demonstrate equivalent relevant skills.

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