£20,000 - £30,000
Posted on: Friday 02 February, 2018
We are pleased to be recruiting for a full-time Desk Editor in our busy Oxford office. We are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised and detail-oriented candidate to support our editorial and production teams.
The ideal candidate will be a native English speaker and have experience with editorial book production and knowledge of academic copy-editing. Fluency in another language (French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and/or Italian) would be advantageous. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe Acrobat Reader is preferred.
Performing editorial checks on manuscripts and indexes
Liaising with authors and volume editors on their manuscripts
Recruiting and managing freelancers as needed
Supporting the production manager on the print and eBook production process
Managing workload in an efficient and time-sensitive manner
Communicating with in-house editors and production manager
The successful candidate will be someone who works well within a team and has excellent communication skills. She or he will need to maintain good relationships with authors and volume editors as well as colleagues in the Oxford office and in the other Peter Lang offices worldwide.
Please apply in the first instance with your covering letter and CV to the Publishing Director, Lucy Melville: firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary description: £23,500 p.a.
Deadline: 15 February 2018, 12 pm