Posted on: Thursday 09 February, 2017
Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading international publisher of academic economics, law, public policy and management books
We are seeking a desk editor to join our busy editorial team on a full-time basis. The position would suit an experienced editorial assistant seeking to progress. Knowledge/experience of academic and/or textbook publishing would be a bonus. The successful candidate will manage projects from manuscript to final pdf file, while liaising with editors, production and editorial staff, suppliers and freelances. You will need to be careful and methodical as well as flexible and adaptable.
Good communication and organizational skills are essential requirements, as are sound IT skills, as an increasing number of our publications will appear online. Knowledge of some or all of the following software would be beneficial: Word, Acrobat and Filemaker.
To apply, please send your CV with a covering email including salary expectations.
A full job description is available upon request.
Closing date for applications: Monday 20th February 2017
(Early applicants may be prioritized.)