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Pickering & Chatto Publishers
21 Bloomsbury Way
London
WC1A 2TH
United Kingdom

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Tel: + 44 (0)20 7405 1005
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Vacancies

 

Editorial Assistant

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their editorial skills at one of the few academic publishers still based in central London.

Job Description
An administrative and editorial role working in the editorial department of an academic press.

Main responsibilities
•    liaising with libraries and copyright holders
•    sourcing and collecting texts
•    sending texts for keying and organizing storage of keyed texts
•    clearing permissions/copyright
•    checking texts for quality and suitability for reproduction on delivery
•    maintaining detailed records of text collection and permissions obtained
•    arranging author payments and ordering gratis copies
•    correcting and preparing manuscript materials
•    editing and coding texts within an XML workflow
•    some basic use of InDesign for finalizing print files
•    undertaking a share of general office duties

Reporting to: Publishing Director

Experience
•    A good degree
•    Some experience of working in an office environment

We are looking for the following qualities
•    An eye for detail
•    Excellent administrative skills
•    Good knowledge of Word and familiarity with Excel
•    Good time management and the ability to handle a variety of tasks and projects at any one time
•    Impeccable record-keeping
•    A commercial attitude
•    An ability to communicate and negotiate effectively
•    An independent worker who will thrive on the responsibilities available to them in a small company environment
•    Some knowledge of InDesign and XML would be an advantage

Application Information

Please apply with CV and covering letter, stating current salary if applicable, to:

Mark Pollard
Publishing Director
Pickering & Chatto Publishers
21 Bloomsbury Way
London
WC1A 2TH
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Email applications are welcomed.
Deadline for applications: 19th September 2014.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

 

Work Shadowing/Placements

If you are interested in volunteering for a work placement or shadowing opportunity with us please email your CV with a covering letter to Stephina Clarke, Project Editor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
More information can be found here

 

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Stratton Business Park
Pegasus Drive
Biggleswade
Bedfordshire
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North & South American Distributors
Ashgate Publishing Company
PO Box 2225
Williston
VT 05495-2225
USA
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Spain and Portugal: Representative
Charlotte Prout
Iberian Book Services
Sector Islas
Bloque 12, 1° B
28760 Tres Cantos (Madrid)
Spain
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Eastern Europe: Representative
Marek Lewinson,
Bohaterewicza 3/45
Warsaw 03-982 Poland
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China: Representative
Sarah Zhao
China Publishers Services Ltd (Beijing Office)
Room 315, Jia 6# Jian Guo Men Nei Da Jie
Beijing 100010
China
Tel: +86 13501032027
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Hong Kong and Macao: Representative
Mr Edwin Chu
Managing Director
China Publishers Services Ltd (Hong Kong Office)
Room 718, Fortune Commercial Building
362 Sha Tsui Road
Tsuen Wan, N.T.
Hong Kong SAR
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Unifacmanu Trading Co., Ltd
4F, No. 91, Ho-Ping East Road, Section 1
Taipei 10609
Taiwan R. O. C.
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Japan: Representative
Eureka Press
27-11 Goshonouchi-cho Matsugasaki
Sakyo-ku
Kyoto
Japan 606-0944
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Sunny Cheong
Wise Book Solutions
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Seoul 133-120
Korea
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